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Botrychium pinnatum St. John
Tim Reeves 10639g
Verbatim Date: 4 Aug 2005
Jim Welles & Les Lundquist
United States, Colorado, San Juan, Molas Pass. 0.09 mi E of & below summit at parking lot on US 550
N37 44' 11.5" W107 41' 45.8"; TRS: T40N R8W sec 13 Center
Subalpine meadow/slopes on 25 degree E-facing slope. Subalpine meadow duff; shallow soil mostly heald by vegetaion roots.
90 percent vegetation cover with a little bare soil and scattered porphytric andesite (igneous) and mudstone rocks/gravel. Porphyritic andesite (igneous) and mudstone. Old disturbed area.
Sacttered low willows and Ribes and Lonicera involucrate shrubs and scattered stands of spruce and aspen. Grasses and sedges, Thalictrum alpinum, Yarrow, Fageria, Dandelion, Agoseris, Potentilla sp., yellow Castilleja, epilobium.
Botrichyums mostly growing in dense vegetation in solid, root-massed sod which must be cut by a knife. all Botrychiums judged in field to be deep, bright green above and more-or-less glaucous below.
Botrychiums on more moist slope below rocky bench. Botrychiums found in 30m x 10m area. First Botrychiums found after 30 minute search.
Record ID: 8ac9df84-7d71-4efe-b430-24de6467eaba
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