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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0000313
Occurrence ID (GUID): 25a74bfd-7b12-4e5d-bc8d-4e503f77cb27
Secondary Catalog #: 183839
Taxon: Amaranthus fimbriatus (Torr.) Benth. ex S. Wats.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Collector: Caroline Wilson   5355   
Date: 1988-12-08
Additional Collectors: Gary Nabhan, Wendy Hodgson
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, Sierra Blanca, south end, 14 air miles SSE of Sierra el Pinacate, ca. 4.8 miles NW of MEX Hwy 8.
31.6056  -113.517
Elevation: 130 meters (426ft)
Habitat: Sand dunes and hoi-hoi lava.
Associated Species: Ephedra, Larrea tridentata, Helianthus niveus, Palafoxia arida, Hilaria rigida, Tiquilia plicata, Psrothamnus, Cercidium floridum, Hyptis emoryi, Encelia farinosa, E. frutescens, Jatropha cardiophylla, Bursera microphylla, Asclepias subulata, A. albicans, Argythamnia, Lophocereus schottii, Peucephyllum schottii, Fouquieria splendens, Brandeegea bigelovii, Phaseolus filiformis, Hilaria rigida, Mentzelia adhaerens, Dicorea canescens, Camissonia cardiophylla, Viguiera deltoidea
Description: Annual, more frequent towards lava flow than in shifting sand dunes proper.
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Record Id: 25a74bfd-7b12-4e5d-bc8d-4e503f77cb27
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth Makings (Elizabeth.Makings@asu.edu)
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