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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0086361
Occurrence ID (GUID): f22faa30-728c-43b3-9af5-9e1e3e6907b7
Secondary Catalog #: 266227
Taxon: Mentzelia affinis Greene
Family: Loasaceae
Collector: Elizabeth Makings   2015   
Date: 2005-04-08
Additional Collectors: Pat Boness, Andrew Casillas
Locality: United States, Arizona, Gila, Tonto National Forest; Greenback Creek Quad map; Twin Buttes in Tonto Basin, about 2 air miles north of the northern tip of Theodore Roosevelt Reservoir, east of Tonto Creek; about 1 mile southeast along A-Cross Rd. (also known as FR 60) after it crosses Tonto Creek. At base of the southeast side of the buttes
33.7884  -111.228
Verbatim Coordinates: N 33° 47.306' W 111° 13.683’
Elevation: 738 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2420ft
Habitat: Sonoran Desert, open area with scattered shrubs, most cover herbacous annuals, especially Texas stork's bill;
Substrate: soils - Ustertic Haplargids fine, smectitic thermic; high clay, skeletal
Associated Species: Simmondsia chinensis, Lycium, Ziziphus obtusifolia, Opuntia engelmannii, Cylindropuntia acanthacarpa, Parkinsonia microphylla, Prosopis velutina, Sphaeralcea, annuals: Erodium texanum, E. cicutarium, Lupinus sparsiflorus, Lesquerella gordonii, Plagiobothrys arizonicus, Bromus rubens, Lotus spp., Platago spp., Eriogonum spp., Amsinckia, Cryptantha
Description: infrequent annual, flowers yellow, upper seeds triangular in cross-section
Notes: native
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Record Id: f22faa30-728c-43b3-9af5-9e1e3e6907b7
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth Makings (Elizabeth.Makings@asu.edu)
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Elizabeth Makings 20152005-04-08
Catalog Number: ASU0086361
GUID: f22faa30-728c-43b3-9af5-9e1e3e6907b7
Latest Identification: Mentzelia affinis


US Forest Service Southwestern Region (USFS:TEUI)
Elizabeth Makings 20152005-04-08
Latest Identification: Mentzelia affinis

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Elizabeth Makings 20152005-04-08
Latest Identification: Mentzelia affinis

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