Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
(ASU:Plants)
Catalog #: ASU0082943
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3d00dc26-77ea-4cb4-84c6-4425d58e3540
Secondary Catalog #: 289411
Taxon: Portulaca suffrutescens Engelm.
Family: Portulacaceae
Collector: Frankie S. Coburn   970   
Date: 2012-08-09
Locality: United States, Arizona, Yavapai County, On Tapeats Sandstone outcrops along old mining trail; 1.8 mi SE of Rio Verde Ranch 0.8 mi NE of Bull Basin; ca. 9 mi E of Paulden
34.887199  -112.308998
Verbatim Coordinates: 34d 53.232m N; 112d 18.54m
Elevation: 1350 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4432 ft.
Habitat: Growing in Tapeats Sandstone rocky outcroppings, sandy and gravelly flats and slopes; mostly from underneath rocks
Associated Species: Juniperus osteosperma, Juniperus monosperma, Pinus edulis, Quercus turbinella, Mimosa biuncifera, Prosopis velutina, Purshia stansburiana, Forestiera pubescens, Nolina microcarpa, Morus microphylla, Sapindus saponaria, Rhus aromatica, Aloysia wrightii, Baccharis pteronioides, Opuntia phaeacantha, Opuntia engelmannii, Echinocereus fendleri, Artemisia ludoviciana, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Melampodium leucanthum, Dalea formosa, Lotus utahensis, Acourtia wrightii, Penstemon barbatus, Stephanomeria pauciflora, Eriogonum wrightii, Gomphrena caespitosa, Phemeranthus aurantiacus, Phemeranthus parviflorus, Portulaca suffrutescens, Portulaca oleracea, Portulaca halimoides, Evolvulus nuttallianus, Evolvulus sericeus, Rhynchosia senna, Senna bauhinioides, Polygala obscura, Asclepias nyctaginifolia, Sida abutifolia, Castilleja, Hoffmannseggia drepanocarpa, Erigeron tracyi, Dalea nana, Bouteloua hirsuta, Bouteloua curtipendula, Bouteloua eriopoda, Bouteloua barbata, Bouteloua gracilis, Bothriochloa barbinodis, Muhlenbergia porteri, Muhlenbergia torreyi, Aristida purpurea, Aristida ternipes, Sporobolus cryptandrus, Sporobolus contractus, Panicum hallii, Cyperus retroflexus, Penstemon thompsoniae, Chamaesyce revoluta, Brickellia californica, Mirabilis coccinea, Ipomoea costellata, Gnaphalium canescens, Hilaria belangeri, Hilaria mutica, Solanum eleagnifolium, Chamaesyce hyssopifolia, Mollugo verticillata, Desmanthus cooleyi, Pectis rusbyi and Verbena neomexicana.
Description: Locally frequent, regionally infrequent erect perennial from a deep taproot; lvs succulent, linear; flowers orange-peach, stigmas red, anthers yellow, opening when sun hits
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Record ID: 3d00dc26-77ea-4cb4-84c6-4425d58e3540
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth Makings (Elizabeth.Makings@asu.edu)
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