Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00071765
Occurrence ID (GUID): a620b27d-624a-4773-bb5e-5cf07228abf1
Taxon: Cuscuta umbellata Kunth
Family: Cuscutaceae
Collector: Max Licher   3338   
Date: 2011-10-09
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, Tent Rocks area, main wash bottom upstream from USFS Rd. #500 crossing, approx. 7 miles southeast of Camp Verde
34.497194  -111.754444 +-10m.  Nad 83
Verbatim Coordinates: 34° 29' 49.9
Elevation: 1000 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3290ft
Habitat: Dry wash bed in Desert Scrub
Associated Species: Acacia constricta, Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Rhus trilobata, Bouteloua eriopoda, Bouteloua curtipendula, Bouteloua barbata, Bouteloua aristidoides, Amaranthus palmeri, Portulaca oleracea, Portulaca halimoides, Asclepias nyctaginifolia, Cuscuta indecora, Aristida adscensionis, Aristida ternipes var. gentilis, Ipomoea hederacea, Chamaesyce florida, Chamaesyce hyssopifolia, Desmodium neomexicanum
Description: Parasitic vining herb on Portulaca, clear whitish flowers, infrequent (one small population).
Reproductive Condition: Flower & Fruit
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Record ID: a620b27d-624a-4773-bb5e-5cf07228abf1
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Max Licher 33382011-10-09
Catalog Number: DES00071765
GUID: a620b27d-624a-4773-bb5e-5cf07228abf1
Latest Identification: Cuscuta umbellata Kunth

General Research Observations (SEINet)
M. Licher 33382011-10-09
Latest Identification: Cuscuta umbellata Kunth

Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA)
M. Licher 33382011-10-09
Catalog Number: B.33789
Latest Identification: Cuscuta umbellata Kunth

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