San Diego State University
Catalog #: 09988
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4ae8239f-2842-4e0a-a9fe-0ba3a10058ad
Secondary Catalog #: SDSU09988
Taxon: Cistanthe maritima (Nutt.) Hershk.
Family: Montiaceae
Determiner: Michael G. Simpson (5/2/2011)
ID References: The Jepson Manual, 1996, Hickman, ed. (verified from morphological study)
Collector: Swenson, Jennifer; Michael Simpson, Dave Shaari   17III95D   
Date: 1995-03-18
Verbatim Date: 03/18/1995
Locality: Mexico, Baja California, 10K north of Catavena. From Mexican Hwy 1 (between kilometer #127 and #128) go south ca. 10.5 miles along dirt road to Punta santa Catarina to fork, then take obscure dirt road to right ca. 1.3 miles.
29.68306  -115.15194
Verbatim Coordinates: 29.00° 40.00m 59s N; 115.00° 9.00m 7s W
Elevation: 326 meters Verbatim Elevation: 1070ft.
Habitat: Top of flat ridgetop in rocky-sandy soil. Slope/aspect 00, exposed. Open Pachycereus pringlei + Fouquieria columnaris woodland, perennial shrub/cactus understory.
Notes: 5-20 cm. glaucous annual, spreading or ascending stem, corolla 5 lobed magenta, yellow-green succulent lvs., purple stamen filaments, green pistal.
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Record ID: b00f84f0-b871-422d-a538-b9a65f739039
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