Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
(ASU:Plants)
Catalog #: ASU0081916
Occurrence ID (GUID): ac6868fb-707b-43cd-af93-d71639afc3ad
Secondary Catalog #: 291357
Taxon: Houstonia rubra Cav.
Family: Rubiaceae
Collector: Frankie S. Coburn   756   
Date: 2012-05-27
Locality: United States, Arizona, Yavapai County, Mesa-top above Verde River canyon ca. 1km NW of confluence with Granite Creek and headwater springs; 3km SE of Paulden.
34.866867  -112.443352
Verbatim Coordinates: 34d 52.012m N; 112d 26.601m
Elevation: 1360 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4477 ft.
Habitat: Gently sloping west-facing hillside in open sun and soft, dark pink gravelly-loam derived from Martin formation dolostone
Associated Species: Cercocarpus montanus, Juniperus osteosperma, Pinus edulus, Melampodium leucanthemum, Purshia stansburiana, Berberis fremontii, Glossopetelon spinescens, Thymnophylla acerosa, Asclepias asperula, Dalea formosa, Parthenium incanum, Polygala alba, Polygala rusbyi, Lesquerella arizonica, Thamnosma texana, Abronia nana, Tetraclea coulteri, Tragia ramosa, Astragalus calycosus var. scaposus, Houstonia rubra, Erigeron concinnus, Hymenopappus filifolius, Evolvulus nuttalianus, Chamaesyce fendleri, Asclepias latifolia, Delphinium scaposum, Allionia incarnata, Yucca angustissima, Calochortus flexuosus, Menodora scabra, Senna bauhinioides, Aristida purpurea, Hesperostipa neomexicana, Opuntia phaecantha, Gaura coccinea, Linum puberlum, Ephedra, Coryphantha vivipara, Streptanthus cordatus and Tetraneuris acaulis
Description: Low-growing, clumped caespitose perennial to ca. 10cm; flowers pink, barely rising above foliage. Occasional in the region on limestone, locally ca. <20 plants.
Reproductive Condition: Flowering
Specimen Images
Record Id: ac6868fb-707b-43cd-af93-d71639afc3ad
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth Makings (Elizabeth.Makings@asu.edu)
See an error? Login to edit data
No comments have been submitted
New Comment
Login to leave a comment.