Arizona Western College Herbarium
Catalog #: AWC00001628
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9d48babd-711a-4cf0-91c4-321c52040daf
Taxon: Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene
Family: Boraginaceae
Collector: Karen Reichhardt   1027   
Date: 2015-03-22
Additional Collectors: James L. Heard, Jr.
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yuma, North Gila Mountains, east side, 1 mi. south of Ligurta exit and Interstate 8.
32.633  -114.29183
Elevation: 130 meters Verbatim Elevation: 427 ft.
Habitat: Sonoran Desert. Lower Colorado River Valley Subdivision.
Substrate: Microhabitat in sandy/gravelly wash on north side of 50 ft. tall cliff. Cliff composed of unconsolidated metamorphic alluvium.
Associated Species: Parkinsonia sp., Senegalia greggii, Hyptis emoryi, Encelia farinosa, Justicia californica, numerous ephemeral herbs.
Description: Common in microhabitat deep shade of wash. Annual herb.
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Record ID: 9d48babd-711a-4cf0-91c4-321c52040daf
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Dr. Joann M Chang, Science Division Chair (
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