Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00040192
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3907a702-864b-4c00-8e28-4ff22730f931
Taxon: Asclepias asperula var. asperula
Family: Apocynaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   9448   
Date: 1995-06-24
Additional Collectors: Ron Hill
Locality: USA, Utah, San Juan County, Manti-La Sal National Forest, east of Dark Canyon, 8.4 mi E of FSR 88 turnoff from FSR 92 (road to Blanding) on FSR 229, ca 1/5 mi S of FSR 92
37.644833  -109.643817
Verbatim Coordinates: 37d 38.69m N; 109d 38.629m W
Elevation: 1749 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5740ft.
Habitat: Red shaley soil, 'badlands' topography of rolling knolls and small canyons/arroyos
Associated Species: Junieprus, Amelanchier, Gutierrezia, Yucca baccata, Machaeranthera grindelioides, Physaria newberryi, Cymopterus purpurascens, Astragalus coltonii, Stenotus armerioides, Brickellia oblongifolia, Ephedra viridis, Opuntia polyacantha, Hymenoxys argentea, Streptanthus cordatus, Leucelene ericoides, Bromus rubens, Purshia mexicana, Euphorbia, Cordylanthus
Description: Occasional herbaceous perennial, hoods purple.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: 3907a702-864b-4c00-8e28-4ff22730f931
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