Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0083406
Occurrence ID (GUID): 24ca71e8-2a72-42e1-ab8c-a0f1ae42e06b
Secondary Catalog #: 291835
Taxon: Cryptantha crassisepala var. elachantha I.M. Johnston
Family: Boraginaceae
Collector: Walter Fertig   29457   
Date: 2014-05-14
Locality: United States, Arizona, Coconino, Colorado Plateau: Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, gentle slopes of Watts Bench at south base of Vermilion Cliffs, N of US Hwy Alt 89, ca 2.5 miles SW of Cliff Dwellers and 3 miles NE of the Colorado River. T38N R6E S7 NE4NE4NE4
36.712634  -111.785204
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM 12S 429873E 4063282N NAD83
Elevation: 1356 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4450ft
Habitat: Red-brown clay soil of Moenkopi Formation on rocky slopes in desert shrub-grassland dominated by Atriplex confertifolia, Achnatherum hymenoides, and Hilaria jamesii
Associated Species: Plantago patagonica, Astragalus amphioxys, Erioneuron pulchellum, Sporobolus cryptandrus, Eriogonum inflatum, Linum aristatum, Coleogyne ramosissima, Ephedra viridis
Reproductive Condition: Flowering & Fruiting
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Record ID: 24ca71e8-2a72-42e1-ab8c-a0f1ae42e06b
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