Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0016508
Occurrence ID (GUID): c67b2fab-0a47-41d6-9e08-9a60ce36baaf
Secondary Catalog #: 183843
Taxon: Encelia frutescens (Gray) Gray
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   5352   
Date: 1988-12-08
Additional Collectors: Caroline Wilson, Gary Nabhan
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, Sierra Blanca, south end, 14 air miles SSE of Sierra el Pinacate, ca. 4.8 miles NW of Mexico Hwy 8.
31.6056  -113.517
Elevation: 130 meters (426ft)
Habitat: Sand dunes and hoi-hoi lava, in sand dunes.
Associated Species: Ephedra, Larrea tridentata, Helianthus niveus, Palafoxia arida, Hilaria rigida, Tiquilia plicata, Psrothmnus, Cercidium floridum, Hyptis emoryi, Encelia farinosa, E. frutescens, Jatropha cardiophylla, Bursera microphylla, Asclepias subulata, A. albicans, Argythamnia, Lophocereus schottii, Peucephyllum schottii, Fouquieria splendens, Brandegea bigelovii, Phaseolus filiformis, Hilaria rigida, Mentzelia adhaerens, Dicorea canescens, Camissonia cardiophylla, Viguiera deltoidea
Description: Frequent, woody, weakly branched straggly shrub, growing on shifting sand dunes.
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Record ID: c67b2fab-0a47-41d6-9e08-9a60ce36baaf
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy Hodgson 53521988-12-08
Catalog Number: ASU0016508
GUID: c67b2fab-0a47-41d6-9e08-9a60ce36baaf
Latest Identification: Encelia frutescens (Gray) Gray

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
Wendy Hodgson 53521988-12-08
Latest Identification: Encelia frutescens (A. Gray) A. Gray

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 53521988-12-08
Catalog Number: DES00035276
Latest Identification: Encelia frutescens (Gray) Gray

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