Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00063816
Occurrence ID (GUID): e28822ad-2634-4ecd-8830-c1b3de2d3bf7
Taxon: Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt.
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Collector: Joni Ward   jbw-355   
Date: 2008-07-23
Locality: USA, Colorado, Pueblo County, From Pueblo and I-25 west on Hwy 50 to North Pueblo Blvd, south to 24th St, then east in an open field on the north side of the street; open area has probably been grazed but is scheduled for development.
38.290833  -104.657972
Verbatim Coordinates: 38d 17m 27s N; 104d 39m 28.7s W
Elevation: 1475 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4842ft.
Habitat: High plains grasslands with some limestone.
Associated Species: Yucca, Opuntia polyacantha, Atriplex canescens,, Asclepias latifolia, Melampodium leucanthum, Cryptantha cinerea, Grindelia squarrosa
Description: Tall shrub, common, height ca 3.5 feet, width can 2 feet; stems light gray; leaves gray-green, alternate, lanceolate, pubescent; fruit yellow-green with 4 wings, some with teeth.
Reproductive Condition: fruits
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Record ID: e28822ad-2634-4ecd-8830-c1b3de2d3bf7
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