Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00050741
Occurrence ID (GUID): 092070e5-142b-4437-b763-9901f5382f30
Taxon: Argemone pleiacantha Greene
Family: Papaveraceae
Collector: R. Puente   2443   
Date: 2002-09-08
Additional Collectors: A. Verecke
Locality: USA, Arizona, Santa Cruz County, Ca. 500 m S of Peacock Rd. along frontage road of I-19. Near entrance to organic farm. Ca. 5 mi N of Rio Rico just N of Nogales.
31.50611  -111.008917
Verbatim Coordinates: 31d 30m 22s N; 111d 0m 32.1s W
Elevation: 1055 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3460ft.
Habitat: Disturbed desert grassland with oaks; common along roadside.
Associated Species: Gossypium thurberi, Quercus emoryi, Celtis reticulata, Yucca elata, Dasylirion wheeleri, Agave palmeri, Sambucus, Bouteloua, Rhus microphylla, Argemone pleiacantha, Crotalaria pumila
Description: Annual to 1 m high; leaves lobed, spiny; flowers white; capsules dehiscent; seeds black.
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Record ID: 092070e5-142b-4437-b763-9901f5382f30
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