University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00490771
Occurrence ID (GUID): b8a78d15-9e27-4b0f-a518-2f18a2e332ba
Secondary Catalog #: 93369
Taxon: Argemone squarrosa Greene
Collector: Gerald B. Ownbey; Findley Ownbey   1668   
Date: 1953-06-19
Verbatim Date: 19 June 1953
Locality: United States, Colorado, Bent, 4.6 miles southeast of Las Animas (Hwy. 101). Purgatoire River.
38.0064808  -103.1977475 +-5000m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: I plotted the UTM 4.6 miles southeast along HWY 101 from HWY 50.
Habitat: Lowest slopes of irrigated valley floor. Soil sandy, very light, arid. Locally abundant.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Notes: Perennial, 1-10 stems from the base, these to 2 cm. in diameter at base. Just beginning to flower. Juice lemon yellow.
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Record ID: c99ae407-0dbc-463d-bc89-cbc52cf8a5a9
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