Garrett Herbarium, Natural History Museum of Utah
Catalog #: UT0005347
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3eb057f5-4272-4326-8281-cfeabfbe8434
Secondary Catalog #: 128680
Taxon: Selaginella eremophila Maxon
Family: Selaginellaceae
Collector: M.D. Windham   3559   
Date: 2008-05-15
Additional Collectors: K. Pryer, J. Beck, C. Rothfels, A. Grusz
Locality: USA, California, Riverside, SSE of Palm Springs along unnamed tributary of Palm Canyon. ca. 5.61 km WNW of the summit of Murray Hill. T4S, R4E, Sec. 34.
33.778333  -116.555278  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 46' 42" N 116° 33' 19" W
Elevation: 221 meters Verbatim Elevation: 725 ft.
Habitat: Among granitic boulders on N-facing arroyo bank.
Associated Species: Ambrosia, Ephedra, Larrea, Amsinckia, Encelia, Bebbia, Cylindropuntia
Description: Prostrate, mat-forming perennial; stems clearly dorsiventral with fleshy, green upper leaves & papery, brown lower leaves; rhizophores scattered throughout, arising from dorsal surface of stems; setae of leaf tips filamentous, tortuous, quickly deciduous; megaspores +/- 300 mu in diameter, pale yellow, obscurely rugose.
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Rights Holder: Natural History Museum of Utah
Record ID: 3eb057f5-4272-4326-8281-cfeabfbe8434
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