Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00045116
Occurrence ID (GUID): eae30c30-5982-48fe-a739-74f24673630a
Taxon: Matelea parvifolia (Torr.) Woods.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   10368   
Date: 1997-04-23
Additional Collectors: Nancy Brian, Grand Canyon Field Institute
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino, Grand Canyon National Park, up first side canyon up Hermit Creek from Tonto Trail on east side, where buildings, cables, and corral are
36.081667  -112.208333
Verbatim Coordinates: 36° 4.90' N 112° 12.50' W
Elevation: 945 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3100ft
Habitat: Muav, with some Bright Angel shale slope
Associated Species: Fraxinus anomala, Encelia resinifera, Opuntia chlorotica, Opuntia basilaris var. longiareolata, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Ephedra, Stanleya pinnata, Acacia greggii, Rhus trilobata var. simplicifolia, Bromus, Sphaeralcea, Agave utahensis
Description: Rare herbaceous perennial vine
Reproductive Condition: fruit
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Record ID: eae30c30-5982-48fe-a739-74f24673630a
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