Brigham Young University, S. L. Welsh Herbarium
Catalog #: BRYV0131202
Occurrence ID (GUID): BRY:V:0131202
Taxon: Arctomecon californica Torr. & Frem.
Family: Papaveraceae
Collector: Timothy S. Ross   7554   
Date: 1994-04-20
Verbatim Date: 1994-4-20
Additional Collectors: Orlando Mistretta
Locality: U.S.A., Nevada, Clark, Las Vegas NW USGS 7.5Õ guadrangle. North Las Vegas; NW corner Gowan Rd x Simmons St.
36.22476  -115.17979
Verbatim Coordinates: 36.22476 N 115.17979 W ± 1127 m /// T20S R61E S8 SE/4SE/4NW/4.
Georeference Remarks: section centroid
Elevation: 671 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2200 ft.
Habitat: Disturbed but undeveloped lot [NOTE: this site was bulldozed the following week]. Site with low profile & shallow draws. Slopes 0-20%. Substrate gypsiferous.
Associated Species: Larrea tridentata, Ephedra torreyana, Ambrosia dumosa, Salsola australis, Krascheninnikovia (Eurotia) lanata, Eriogonum inflatum, E. trichopes, Stephanomeria pauciflora, Plantago (insularis) ovata, Lepidium fremontii, Suaeda torreyana, Acamptopappus shockleyi, Atriplex confertifolia, Stanleya pinnata, Petalonyx parryi, Astragalus cf. amphioxys, and Sphaeralcea ambigua.
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Rights Holder: Brigham Young University
Record ID: 9af17a03-fd9c-43eb-8303-f3d60388af00
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Robert Johnson (
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