University of New Mexico Herbarium
(UNM:Vascular Plants)
Catalog #: UNM0134525
Occurrence ID (GUID): 48c736d9-92aa-4587-be64-0513e41555a4
Secondary Catalog #: 134525
Taxon: Sporobolus contractus Hitchc.
Family: Poaceae
Determiner: S. Williams
Collector: D. Conocchioli   NM930N-101   
Date: 2012-10-02
Verbatim Date: 2-Oct-12
Additional Collectors: H. Grover
Locality: United States, New Mexico, San Juan, Turn west on NM-57 from US-550, travel for 5.8 mi and turn right on CR 7635, travel for 0.9 mi and turn right on CR 7515, travel for 0.1 mi to the collection site.
36.290972  -107.884246 +-30m.  NAD83
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM Z13 E240975 N4020083
Georeference Remarks: Locality Type: A UTM Aug 13, 2020
Elevation: 2036 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6680 ft.
Habitat: Sandy wash and slopes
Substrate: Loamy sand; South aspect; Slope 2°
Associated Species: Artemisia tridentata, Artemisia frigida, Muhlenbergia pungens, Pleuraphis jamesii, Senecio spartioides, Machaerantha canescens, Sporobolus giganteus, Sporobolus cryptandrus, Amaranthus palmeri, Ambrosia sp.
Description: Perennial; Panicle spikelike, pale to gray green, sometimes remaining entirely within subtending sheath.
Notes: Seeds of Success NM930N-101. BLM-FDO.
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Record ID: 48c736d9-92aa-4587-be64-0513e41555a4
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Timothy K. Lowrey (
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