Cochise County Herbarium - Arizona State University
Catalog #: ASU0302304
Occurrence ID (GUID): c01f209c-eb80-42b6-a256-f79d763c5711
Secondary Catalog #: 2578
Taxon: Cryptantha pusilla (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
Family: Boraginaceae
Determiner: R. Ballard
Collector: R Ballard   542   
Date: 2009-03-13
Locality: USA, Arizona, Cochise, Sierra Vista, Tompkins Park, graveled area inside park near fence at SW corner
31.5333  -110.2883
Elevation: 1402 meters Verbatim Elevation: ca. ft
Habitat: ruderal
Description: annual forb; principle leaves form a basal rosette, pinnatifid; segments sub opposite, segment apices rounded, bases irregular, decurrent on the rachis, adaxial surface green, pubescent, midrib obscure, abaxial surface light green, pubescent, midrib prominent, margins slightly revolute, overall blade to ca. 70 mm long by 7 mm wide; peduncles decumbent, to ca. 13 cm long, with few scattered leaves miniature versions of the basal leaves; inflorescences glomerules of indeterminent scorpioid racemes, each raceme to ca. 2 cm long; flowers 5-merous, sepals pilose, fused at bases, ca. 4 mm long; corolla white, tubular, ca. 7 mm long, lobes short, slightly spreading; stamens five, attached to and alternate with the corolla lobes, exerted; styles two, attached together for 2 mm above the ovary then separating for another 5 mm, exerted; ovary superior, ovate, pilose; fruit not present, ergo (ID TENTATIVE)
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Record ID: c01f209c-eb80-42b6-a256-f79d763c5711
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