Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0093399
Occurrence ID (GUID): 97c17ff5-4ae7-4342-bfd0-7e20d08a7753
Secondary Catalog #: 179429
Taxon: Dichelostemma capitatum subsp. pauciflorum (Torr.) G. Keator
Family: Liliaceae
Determiner: J Chris Pires (2005)
Collector: Marc A. Baker   8165   
Date: 1991-04-03
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila, Cline Mesa; ca .5 mile W of Salt Gulch and ca 2 miles N of Theodore Roosevelt Lake; A-cross Road
33.7916  -111.21 +-700m.
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T5N R11E S10 SE1/4 SW1/4
Elevation: 732 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2400ft
Habitat: Cactus scrub on red clay soil
Associated Species: Cercidium
Description: Widely distributed and abundant in many areas in Tonto Basin; corm edible but slightly sticky; I have eaten greedily of them; the long fusiform tuber, which occurs mostly on younger plants is crisp and sweet; flowers lavender with a slight fragrance
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record Id: 97c17ff5-4ae7-4342-bfd0-7e20d08a7753
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