Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00076158
Occurrence ID (GUID): ad928235-0a22-4d0a-991a-dea545a18803
Taxon: Malacothrix clevelandii A. Gray
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: Joni Ward
Collector: Joni Ward   516   
Date: 2011-05-30
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila, Payson, Tonto National Forest, off Houston Mesa Road at mile 8 across from the parking lot for Wagon Wheel recreation area.
34.351067  -111.286033
Verbatim Coordinates: 34° 21.064' N 111° 17.162' W
Elevation: 1502 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4928ft
Habitat: Former Juniper-oak-pine forest, burned previous year; open area now.
Associated Species: Sambucus nigra ssp. caerulea, Quercus grisea, Quercus turbinella, Datura wrightii, Mirabilis bigelovii, Rhus trilobata var. anisophylla, Verbena bracteata, Nicotiana attenuata, Fragaria californica, Penstemon pseudospectabilis, Verbascum thapsus
Description: Locally rare perennial; leaves basal large and deeply lobed, cauline leaves linear; flowers white to cream; bracts have a tinge of purple.
Reproductive Condition: Fruit.
Notes: Collected with permission under USDA Forest Service Permit R0-153.
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Record ID: ad928235-0a22-4d0a-991a-dea545a18803
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