Occurrence ID (GUID):
Taxon:Purshia tridentata var. tridentata (Pursh) DC. Family: Rosaceae
Determiner: Ronald L McGregor
Caleb A Morse
Verbatim Date: 1999-5-31
United States, Utah, Iron, Paragonah, 0.5 mi S, 4.9 mi E
37.8791656 -112.6833344 unknown
2350 meters Verbatim Elevation:
Dixie National Forest: Red Creek Canyon. Take Center Street E out of Paragonah several miles to boundary of Dixie National Forest, then 1.3 mi E on FR 078, then 0.15 mi N on 2-track to site. Densely scrubby pinyon-juniper woodland on moderate W- and S-facing slopes. Cercocarpus ledifolius, C. montanus, Peraphyllum, Quercus gambelii, grasses and forbs in understorey. Rocky soil on W-facing side; light ashy-gray, sandy soil on S-facing side.
Locally common on open slope. Low shrub to 0.5 m high. Petals light yellow.