Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00080441
Occurrence ID (GUID): 96112c46-4389-4613-92c1-66e3e678b8f2
Taxon: Mentzelia involucrata S. Wats.
Family: Loasaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   27922   
Date: 2013-03-06
Verbatim Date: 3/6/2013
Additional Collectors: Helen Walker
Locality: United States, Arizona, Maricopa, Phoenix, North Mountain/Shaw Butte section of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve. Along Trail 306 just south of top of Shaw Butte.
33.593428  -112.088087
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 399039E 3717608N
Elevation: 568 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1862ft
Habitat: Sonoran Desert scrub.
Substrate: Basalt/schist
Associated Species: Parkinsonia microphylla, Carnegiea gigantea, Ambrosia deltoidea, Larrea tridentata, Encelia farinosa, Cryptantha, Lupinus sparsiflorus, Lotus salsuginosus, Phacelia crenulata, Pectocarya, Plantago ovata, Phacelia distans, Vulpia octoflora, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa.
Description: Local, low annual, flowers cream-yellow-whitish.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Notes: Central Arizona Conservation Alliance and Plant Atlas Project of Arizona. North Mountain Plant Inventory Project.
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Record Id: 96112c46-4389-4613-92c1-66e3e678b8f2
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