Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00054223
Occurrence ID (GUID): 307d5955-1e76-473f-a4d8-55bfb95d82d8
Taxon: Matelea parvifolia (Torr.) Woods.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Collector: Dixie Z. Damrel   2846   
Date: 2004-11-17
Additional Collectors: W. Hodgson, S. Hunkins, E. Follet
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, Agua Fria National Monument, At the foot of hills beneath south Black Mesa.
34.08552  -112.1286
Verbatim Coordinates: 34d 5.131m N; 112d 7.716m W
Elevation: 629 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2062ft.
Habitat: Sonoran Desert Scrub; Arizona Uplands.
Associated Species: Encelia farinosa, Carnegiea gigantea, Ambrosia deltoidea, Larrea tridentata, Lycium, Prosopis velutina, Parkinsonia microphylla, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa thornberi, C, leptocaulis, Senna covessii, Matelea parviflora, Krameria, Opuntia engelmannii.
Description: Perennial twining vine, suffrutescent; flowers black. Climbing into Palo Verde and up trunks of a large Saguaro.
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Record ID: 307d5955-1e76-473f-a4d8-55bfb95d82d8
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