Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00074840
Occurrence ID (GUID): fe8779e5-cd80-4d48-ae65-980e4f9b6ca6
Taxon: Asclepias subverticillata (A. Gray) Vail
Family: Apocynaceae
Determiner: Steve Williams (2013-10-31)
Collector: Joni Ward   862   
Date: 2013-08-26
Additional Collectors: Marceline VandeWater, Steve Williams, Jane Rosenthal
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila, Gila County, Tonto National Forest, Fossil Creek Trailhead
34.411264  -111.570255
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 0447593E 3807905N
Elevation: 1670 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5478 feet
Habitat: Pinyon-Juniper-Scrub Oak community.
Associated Species: Juniperus coahuilensis, Juniperus deppeana, Quercus turbinella, Pinus monophylla, Cercocarpus montanus, Agave parryi, Opuntia engelmannii, O. phaeacantha, Coryphantha vivipara, Garrya flavescens, Arctostaphylos pungens.
Description: Locally abundant growing at the curve in the road in a disturbed area; 51-100 plants all flowering; leaves linear; flowers white and creamy-green.
Reproductive Condition: Flowering
Notes: Collected with permission under USDA Forest Service permit number RO-214. Fossil Creek PAPAZ Flora Project.
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Record Id: fe8779e5-cd80-4d48-ae65-980e4f9b6ca6
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