Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0076113
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8a6a6214-ae67-4c53-b367-cd6e0179c98b
Secondary Catalog #: 115784
Taxon: Selaginella watsonii Underwood
Family: Selaginellaceae
Collector: M.D. & T. A. Windham   260-A   
Date: 1981-07-24
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino, In De Motte Park on the east side of Az. 67 ca. 0.78 km north of Indian Lake. De Motte Park - Kaibab Plateau. De Motte Quadrangle (15 min.).
36.3977  -112.127
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: 12 398925 4028650
Elevation: 2652 meters Verbatim Elevation: 8700ft
Habitat: Mountain Grassland. Growing in shallow erosion pockets on surface of level bedrock outcrop. The locality is poorly shaded and somewhat dry. Shallow soil derived in situ from sandstone and limestone members of the Kaibab Formation plus organic detritus. Slope: About 20 degrees; facing northeast.
Associated Species: Festuca, Muhlenbergia, Lupinus, Eriogonum, Potentilla, Juniperus
Description: Rare; favors sandstone outcrops situated in open meadows. This locality appears to be rather typical of S. watsonii habitat in Arizona.
Reproductive Condition: sterile
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Record ID: 8a6a6214-ae67-4c53-b367-cd6e0179c98b
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