UNM : Vascular Plants
University of New Mexico Herbarium
Catalog #: UNM0003042
Occurrence ID (GUID): b4c6691f-650c-40a4-9027-05b458c01cc3
Secondary Catalog #: 129955
Taxon: Larrea tridentata (Sessé & Moc. ex DC.) Coville
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Determiner: M. Howard
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Collector: Ward, E.   NM930-204   
Date: 2013-10-23
Additional Collectors: Wilkins, K.
Locality: United States, New Mexico, Dona Ana, La Cueva Trail at Dripping Springs Natural Area, located about 10mi E of Las Cruces on Dripping Springs Rd.
32.33642  -106.59943  WGS84 (UTM Datum: NAD83)
Verbatim Coordinates: 13 349468E 3578662N; 32.33642° N, 106.59943° W
Georeference Remarks: 3578662N 349468E (NAD83) Zone 13; Converted to decimal degrees with spreadsheet from http://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs/UsefulData/HowUseExcel.HTM
Elevation: 1623 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5326 ft.
Habitat: Slope & aspect 1-15°N,S; soil dark yellowish-brown; Pinaleno-Nolem Association; Toe slope bottoms and swales, gently sloping hills.
Associated Species: Creosote community; with Muhlenbergia porteri, Prosopis glandulosa, Rhus microphylla, Acacia constricta, Bouteloua curtipendula, Opuntia spp., Ferocactus wislizeni, Setaria spp., Floureensia cernua, Digitaria californica.
Description: Yellow flwrs; thick, strongly scented lvs; fruits globose, covered in trichomes and consisting of five one-seeded carpels.
Preparations: Single Sheet - 1
Notes: BLM-LCDO-4437
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Record Id: b4c6691f-650c-40a4-9027-05b458c01cc3
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Timothy K. Lowrey (tlowrey@unm.edu)
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