Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00082198
Occurrence ID (GUID): ab856546-70d1-4ff9-8ef9-0b9561e0a9b8
Taxon: Ayenia filiformis S. Wats.
Family: Malvaceae
Collector: Steve Jones   2081   
Date: 2015-06-15
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa, Tonto National Forest, side canyon east of Bootleg Canyon, 0.4 mile south of Bartlett Dam Road.
33.85309  -111.69135
Elevation: 845 meters (2772ft)
Habitat: In wash near tank below steep drop.
Associated Species: Ambrosia ambrosioides, Simmondsia chinensis, Artemisia ludoviciana, Yucca baccata, Bahiopsis parishii, Ericameria laricifolia, Lycium exsertum, Lycium berlandieri, Sphaeralcea ambigua, Euphorbia melanadenia, Euphorbia capitellata, Ayenia filiformis, Abutilon incanum, Bromus rubens, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. thornberi, Opuntia engelmannii, Parkinsonia microphylla, Carnegia gigantea, Erigeron divergens, Crossosoma bigelovii, Bebbia juncea, Brickellia coulteri, Chenopodium watsonii, Aristida adscensionis, Berberis haematocarpa, Tamarix chinensis, Celtis reticulata, Salix gooddingii
Description: Common short-lived perennial to 25 cm tall. Deep tap root. Flowers and fruit present: flowers purple-red, sepals yellow-green; fruit green with red highlights, with short, dark protrusions over surface.
Reproductive Condition: flower & fruit
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Record ID: ab856546-70d1-4ff9-8ef9-0b9561e0a9b8
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