General Research Observations
Occurrence ID (GUID): 86c88268-32df-4376-84a2-bb5055705ab9
Taxon: Acer glabrum Torr.
Family: Sapindaceae
Collector: Dan Beckman      
Date: 2018-06-24
Locality: United States, Arizona, Pima, Unnamed canyon east of Italian Spring Trail, Rincon Mountains, Saguaro National Park
32.225274  -110.53228539 +-5m.  NAD83
Elevation: 2440 meters (8003ft)
Habitat: Sunny exposed drainage with Douglas fir and Gambel's oak dominating the banks
Substrate: Bedrock and soil
Associated Species: Quercus gambelii, Pseudotsuga menziesii, Symphoricarpos oreophilus, Rubus neomexicanus, Maianthemum stellatum, Scrophularia parviflora, Lonicera arizonica, Galium aparine, Holodiscus dumosus
Description: Much-branched from knotty base anchored in bedrock, smooth gray bark, partially shaded by Gambel's oak. One branch with pink discoloration on leaves.
Reproductive Condition: Non-reproductive
Notes: Two more populations within 60 meters downstream, others evenly distributed further down. Unusually abundant for the Rincons.
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Author: Dan Beckman
Author: Dan Beckman
Author: Dan Beckman
Author: Dan Beckman
Author: Dan Beckman
Record ID: 86c88268-32df-4376-84a2-bb5055705ab9
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