Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00059491
Occurrence ID (GUID): fe67dbc5-8fc0-4b44-9ec1-7b803bbbca7a
Taxon: Muhlenbergia pungens Thurb.
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   21289   
Date: 2006-08-05
Additional Collectors: Amy Prince
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Vermillion Cliffs, Paria Plateau, northeast of the Sand Crack towards the white rock outcrop.
36.7282  -111.873683
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 43.692m N; 111d 52.421m W
Elevation: 2065 meters (6773ft)
Habitat: Sandy high desert
Associated Species: Opuntia polyacantha erinacea, Hymenopappus filifolius, Chrysothamnus greenei, Artemisia filifolia, Artemisia dracunculus, Muhlenbergia pungens, Juniperus osteosperma, Yucca baileyi, Rhus trilobata, Chrysopsis villosa, Arenaria, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Penstemon ambiguus laevissimus, Ephedra viridis, Echinocereus, Pinus edulis, Cordylanthus, Fallugia paradoxa, Purshia stansburiana.
Description: Local, rhizomatous perennial, leaves and culms blue/gray-green.
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Record ID: fe67dbc5-8fc0-4b44-9ec1-7b803bbbca7a
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 212892006-08-05
Catalog Number: DES00059491
GUID: fe67dbc5-8fc0-4b44-9ec1-7b803bbbca7a
Latest Identification: Muhlenbergia pungens Thurb.

Deaver Herbarium (Northern Arizona University) (ASC)
Wendy C. Hodgson 212892006-08-05
Catalog Number: ASC00091906
Latest Identification: Muhlenbergia pungens Thurb.

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