Occurrence ID (GUID):
Arctomecon californica Torr. & Frem.
Timothy S. Ross 7560
Verbatim Date: 1994-4-21
U.S.A., Nevada, Clark, Gass Peak SW USGS 7.5Õ quadrangle. Northeastern Las Vegas, along Centennial Parkway and east of Commerce Street.
36.28383 N 115.14405 W ± 1127 m /// T19S R61E S22 SW/4SE/4SE/4.
~ 2060-2080 ft.
Heavily disturbed site on knoll at the S end of a sse-trending ridge, the ridge and Arctomecon population dissected by the road and power line (Centennial Parkway, locally unpaved). Site with slope of about 5-30%. Site heavily impacted by vehicles (OHV tracks everywhere). Will likely be extirpated with eventual paving of the road and continued development in the area. Apparently gypsiferous soils overlaid with cobbly alluvium.
Ephedra torreyana, Atriplex confertifolia, Amborisa dumosa, Larrea tridentata, Salsola australis, and Plantago ovata (P. insularis).
Rights Holder: Brigham Young University
Record ID: 59657816-eb14-4480-bccd-6c8431da7920
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