Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Catalog #: RMBL0010876
Occurrence ID (GUID): e86d252d-2c93-43db-b472-074b2f23f9ff
Taxon: Saxifraga austromontana Wiegand
Family: Saxifragaceae
Determiner: Williams, Charles F. (2014-09-03)
ID References: CO Flora W Slope, 4th ed.
Collector: Williams, Charles F.   1491   
Date: 2014-09-03
Locality: United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Gothic. Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. Mount Dorothy summit area.
39.005865  -106.974793 +-100m.  WGS 84
Georeference Remarks: 9/22/2014 12:49
Elevation: 3965 meters Verbatim Elevation: 13010ft
Habitat: Very rocky with little soil (mostly in cracks and at base of large rocks). Most plants finished flowering/fruiting. Sedges (1 common species collected) and several small grasses (collected). Also common: Saxifraga austromontana (few still in bloom - collected), Polemonium viscosum (in fruit); Phacelia sericea (in fruit), Smelowskia (in fruit); several species of Erigeron (vegetative and in fruit); and Silene acaulis (veg. and in fruit). In protected sites in lee of rocks/ledges.
Description: Fairly common. Some plants still in bloom.
Reproductive Condition: Flower and Fruit
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Record ID: e86d252d-2c93-43db-b472-074b2f23f9ff
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: C.F. Rick Williams, Curator (
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