Occurrence ID (GUID):
Saxifraga austromontana Wiegand
Determiner: Williams, Charles F. (2014-09-03)
CO Flora W Slope, 4th ed.
Williams, Charles F. 1491
United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Gothic. Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. Mount Dorothy summit area.
39.005865 -106.974793 +-100m. WGS 84
Very rocky with little soil (mostly in cracks and at base of large rocks). Most plants finished flowering/fruiting. Sedges (1 common species collected) and several small grasses (collected). Also common: Saxifraga austromontana (few still in bloom - collected), Polemonium viscosum (in fruit); Phacelia sericea (in fruit), Smelowskia (in fruit); several species of Erigeron (vegetative and in fruit); and Silene acaulis (veg. and in fruit). In protected sites in lee of rocks/ledges.
Fairly common. Some plants still in bloom.
Flower and Fruit
Record ID: e86d252d-2c93-43db-b472-074b2f23f9ff