University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: UCR0038231
Occurrence ID (GUID): UCR-BPS-290444
Secondary Catalog #: UCR-290444
Taxon: Eremalche exilis (A. Gray) Greene
Family: Malvaceae
Collector: Steve Boyd   12325   
Date: 2019-03-08
Verbatim Date: 2019-3-8
Locality: United States, California, Riverside, Palm Desert, just north of Varner Road (and Interstate 10), c. 1.5 miles west of Washington Street, just west of Palm Springs RV Resort
33.765  -116.31389
Elevation: 34 meters (112ft)
Habitat: Sandy flats in area of abandoned agricultural fields (formerly blow sands) with dense cover of annuals, especially Eremalche exilis and Plantago ovata, but also Abronia villosa, Chylismia claviformis, Cryptantha angustifolia, Brassica tournefortii, Erodium cicutarium, and Schismus.
Notes: Abundant annual, stems erect in smaller plants, becoming largely prostrate spreading in larger, more vigorous individuals. Fls. white, open in mornings.
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Record ID: 39724063-b14e-49e6-b42e-8a1f05b043d3
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