Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00075646
Occurrence ID (GUID): 804fe2a3-fee5-4c98-b4f9-7e93a3f9229d
Taxon: Pectocarya platycarpa (Munz & Johnston) Munz & Johnston
Family: Boraginaceae
Collector: Ries Lindley   128   
Date: 2013-03-17
Additional Collectors: Bill Binkert
Locality: United States, Arizona, Pima County, Tortolita Mountain Park, NE end of Wild Burro Trail
32.5109  -111.0401 +-30m.  WGS84
Elevation: meters Verbatim Elevation: 3940
Habitat: Desert grasslands near wash bottom where road crosses
Substrate: Sandy loam from granitic rock, Slope <5%, Aspect south
Associated Species: Prosopis velutina, Condalia warnockii, Ericameria laricifolia, Sisymbrium irio, Brassicaceae sp. (several), Boraginaceae sp. (several), Ziziphus obtusifolia, Acacia greggii, Bothriochloa barbinodis, Eragrostis curvula, Bouteloua curtipendula
Description: Decumbent annual to 5 cm, tiny white flowers, 4-part nutlets, not reflexed
Reproductive Condition: Flowering/fruiting
Notes: Frequent and widespread
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Record ID: 804fe2a3-fee5-4c98-b4f9-7e93a3f9229d
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