Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00040621
Occurrence ID (GUID): f14b41b3-7be0-452d-a0f8-5d6300a21e25
Taxon: Abronia nana S. Wats.
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   9848   
Date: 1996-05-10
Additional Collectors: Nancy Brian
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino, Grand Canyon National Park, Fishtail Mesa, towards edge and on east end of mesa, east of lat/long.
36.4415  -112.569472
Verbatim Coordinates: 36° 26' 29.4'' N 112° 34' 10.1'' W
Elevation: 1860 meters (6101ft)
Habitat: In open, near edge of rim on Moenkopi substrate.
Substrate: Reddish crytogamic soil.
Associated Species: Coleogyne ramosissima, Agave utahensis utahensis, Perityle congesta, Fallugia paradoxa, Juniperus osteosperma, Pinus edulis, Lesquerella arizonica, Opuntia pinkavae x Opuntia aurea, Cryptantha confertiflora, Eriogonum ovalifolium, Chaetopappa ericoides, Echinocactus polycephalus, Castilleja chromosa, Euphorbia fendleri, Ephedra torreyana, Sphaeralcea grossulariaefolia, Machaeranthera tortifolia, Nolina microcarpa, Erigeron pumilus ssp. concinnoides
Description: Locally common only, sticky, mat-forming herbaceous perennial, flowers with pink-purple tube, light pink lobes.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: f14b41b3-7be0-452d-a0f8-5d6300a21e25
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy Hodgson 98481996-05-10
Catalog Number: DES00040621
GUID: f14b41b3-7be0-452d-a0f8-5d6300a21e25
Latest Identification: Abronia nana S. Wats.

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 98481996-05-10
Latest Identification: Ephedra torreyana S. Wats.
Identified by: Stefanie M. Ickert-Bond,

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy Hodgson 98481996-05-10
Catalog Number: DES00040627
Latest Identification: Ephedra torreyana S. Wats.

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