Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00035276
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6e94f18f-2fa1-4023-b0c6-9cf074e28037
Taxon: Encelia frutescens (Gray) Gray
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   5352   
Date: 1988-12-08
Additional Collectors: Caroline Wilson, Gary Nabhan
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, Sierra Blanca, south end, 14 air miles SSE of Sierra el Pinacate, ca. 4.8 miles NW of Mexico Hwy 8.
31.555556  -113.516667
Verbatim Coordinates: 31d 33m 20s N; 113d 31m W
Elevation: 130 meters Verbatim Elevation: 426ft.
Habitat: Growing on shifting sand dunes and 'hoi-hoi' lava.
Associated Species: Ephedra, Larrea tridentata, Helianthus niveus, Palafoxia arida, Hilaria rigida, Tiquilia plicata, Psrothmnus, Cercidium floridum; on lava found Hyptis emoryi, Encelia farinosa, Encelia frutescens, Jatropha cardiophylla, Bursera microphylla, Asclepias subulata, Asclepias albicans, Argythamnia, Lophocereus schottii (in sandy kipukas-an island where lava hasn't engulfed), Peucephyllum schottii, Fouquieria splendens, Brandegea bigelovii, Phaseolus filiformis, Hilaria rigida (in kipukas), Mentzelia adhaerens, Dicoria canescens, Camissonia cardiophylla, Viguiera deltoidea
Description: Frequent woody, weakly branched straggly shrub.
Reproductive Condition: flower & fruit
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Record ID: 6e94f18f-2fa1-4023-b0c6-9cf074e28037
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 53521988-12-08
Catalog Number: DES00035276
GUID: 6e94f18f-2fa1-4023-b0c6-9cf074e28037
Latest Identification: Encelia frutescens (Gray) Gray

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
Wendy Hodgson 53521988-12-08
Latest Identification: Encelia frutescens (A. Gray) A. Gray

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy Hodgson 53521988-12-08
Catalog Number: ASU0016508
Latest Identification: Encelia frutescens (Gray) Gray

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