Brigham Young University, S. L. Welsh Herbarium
Catalog #: BRYV0156498
Occurrence ID (GUID): BRY:V:0156498
Taxon: Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene
Family: Boraginaceae
Collector: Leroy Gross   1428   
Date: 2005-02-17
Verbatim Date: 2005-2-17
Additional Collectors: Leland Lubinsky; Victor Steinmann; Linda Worlow
Locality: U.S.A., California, Riverside, Colorado Desert; Chocolate-Chuckwalla Mountains region; Corn Springs Campground in the Chuckwalla Mountains. Canyon southwest of Campground.
33.62555  -115.32638
Verbatim Coordinates: 33.62555¡ N 115.32638¡ W Ð 33.61444 N 115.33166 W.
Georeference Remarks: Approx.
Elevation: 480-549 meters Verbatim Elevation: 1574-1800 ft.
Habitat: General collecting along canyon bottom and slopes. Granitic rocky slopes and rocky sandy canyon bottoms. With some nice benches above canyon. Growing in sand. Plant associates are; Larrea tridentata, Ambrosia dumosa, Fouquieria splendens, Opuntia basilaris, Encelia farinosa, Olneya tesota, Acacia greggii, Cercidium floridum, Ephedra aspera, and Hyptis emoryi. Plus many annuals.
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Rights Holder: Brigham Young University
Record ID: 92d709d3-bce8-4146-bad1-e4cb31b10033
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Robert Johnson (
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