Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00072942
Occurrence ID (GUID): 008024c7-462c-4ce3-a533-3f09d9098aab
Taxon: Androsace occidentalis Pursh
Family: Primulaceae
Collector: S. Hunkins   178   
Date: 2008-02-28
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Cave Creek, Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area. Between Cave Creek and Maricopa Mine road.
33.88025  -111.963778
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 52' 48.9'' N, -111° 57' 49.6'' W
Elevation: 693 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2272 ft.
Habitat: Sonoran Desert Scrub-Arizona Upland. North-facing, rocky hillside.
Associated Species: Parkinsonia microphylla, Prosopis velutina, Ambrosia deltoidea, Encelia farinosa, Simmondsia chinensis, Cylindropuntia bigelovii, C. acanthocarpa Fouquieria splendens, Silene, Eucrypta micrantha, Dichelostemma capitatum, Harpagonella palmeri, Pectocarya, Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia, Bowlesia incana, Brassica, Lotus.
Description: Erect, annual herb; flowers pale pink. Occasional.
Reproductive Condition: in bloom
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Record Id: 008024c7-462c-4ce3-a533-3f09d9098aab
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