General Research Observations
Occurrence ID (GUID): bb8e7671-be13-494b-85f4-11cdef9c9335
Taxon: Leucosyris carnosa (Gray) Greene
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Blake Wellard   614   
Date: 2015-09-20
Additional Collectors: Mindy Wheeler
Locality: United States, Utah, Tooele, 0.45 air miles south of Munsee Cabin along the old Munsee Cabin Access Road.
40.98332  -113.9861  WGS84
Elevation: 1305 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4280'
Habitat: Historically overgrazed sandy-alkaline playa
Substrate: Sand-clay
Associated Species: Sarcobatus vermiculatus, Sporobolus airoides, Tetradymia spinosa
Description: Yellow disk flowers, fleshy bracteate leaves, superficially resembles the more common Stephanomeria pauciflora
Life Stage: Flowering
Notes: Only one highly localized occurence of this species was found south of Munsee Cabin. This appears to be a state record and the speices is apparently disjunct from the species typical range in the southern Great Basin.
Specimen Images
Author: Blake Wellard
Record ID: bb8e7671-be13-494b-85f4-11cdef9c9335
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