University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
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Taxon:Virgulaster ascendens (Lindley ex Hooker) Semple Family: ASTERACEAE
M. Barkworth; B. Adams and R. Ballard
Verbatim Date: 31 August 1980
United States, Colorado, Grand, ½ mile SE of Winter Park off Hgwy. 40. At end of Moffat Tunnel.
39.88735 -105.7617 +-500m. WGS84
I placed the point at the mouth of the west portal of the Moffat Tunnel. This is ~0.3 miles southsouth east of the GNIS point for "old" Winter Park. RA; Georeferenced 20 October 2015
2743 meters Verbatim Elevation:
9000 ft, 2743 m
Light gravel soil, high soot content. Lodgepole abundant.
Flr & Frt
= Virgulaster ascendens, det. W. A. Weber, January 18, 1996. Originally identified as Aster chilensis ssp. adscendens.