Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00068063
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9ca899c0-640a-49a0-97e0-499d0975853f
Secondary Catalog #: DES00068062
Taxon: Cirsium arizonicum var. arizonicum (A. Gray) Petr
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Joni Ward   jbw-535   
Date: 2011-07-31
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila, Tonto National Forest, Houston Mesa Road to the Fire Control Road north to Washington Park Road off the road about 50 yards.
34.381633  -111.292783
Verbatim Coordinates: 34° 22.898' N 111° 17.567' W
Elevation: 1640 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5372ft
Habitat: Juniper-Oak-Pine forest in an open area; possibly burned a few years ago.
Associated Species: Pinus ponderosa, Quercus grisea, Q. gambelii, Juniperus scopulorum, Ceanothus fendleri, Yucca elata, Nolina microcarpa, Clitoria mariana
Description: Locally abundant herbaceous perennial; height to 1 meter;leaves gray-green, lighter underneath; flowers red or pinkish-red.
Reproductive Condition: Flowering and with fruit.
Notes: Collected under USDA Forest Service Permit R0-153; Sheet I/II is DES00068062 and has the stem and flower heads. Sheet II/II is DES00068063 and has the stem and roots.
Disposition: In collection
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Record ID: 9ca899c0-640a-49a0-97e0-499d0975853f
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