General Research Observations
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4df65990-16a4-4163-912a-00ea9ba46781
Taxon: Berberis repens Lindl.
Family: Berberidaceae
Collector: Tony Frates   201512100118   
Date: 2015-12-10
Locality: United States, Utah, Salt Lake, Holladay, Olympus Hills Park (now part of Holladay) in the eastern-central portion of the natural area, about 285 meters N/NE of the I-215 off ramp where it exits to 45th (4430) South and west of Wasatch Blvd.
40.677279  -111.802376 +-20m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: Garmin GPS76
Elevation: 1500 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4915 ft.
Habitat: North-facing slope near crest of hill, partially shaded, in a foothills brushland community
Substrate: Sandy loam
Associated Species: Rhus aromatica var. trilobata, Balsamorhiza sagittata (dessicated), Eriogonum umbellatum var. umbellatum, Pseudoroegneria spicata, Ericameria nauseosa, Syntrichia ruralis, Brachythecium sp.
Description: Holly-like evergreen leaves have turned somewhat reddish
Reproductive Condition: Flower buds; mainly vegetative
Notes: Unusual in that the plant has produced flower buds (as a result of recent warm temperatures no doubt) yet this is a spring blooming species; this species is more commonly seen in the park involving habitats dominated by Gambel's oak such as in the S/SW sections of the park's natural area rather than at this location.
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Author: Tony Frates
Author: Tony Frates
Record ID: 4df65990-16a4-4163-912a-00ea9ba46781
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