Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00041270
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0066903d-21d6-4eeb-98b3-13b7d6023479
Taxon: Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene
Family: Boraginaceae
Collector: A. C. Sanders   16134   
Date: 1995-03-15
Additional Collectors: K. Rose & D. Woodard
Locality: USA, California, Riverside, Coachella Valley: mouth of San Gorgonio Pass, along Whitewater River wash between Windy Point and I-10.
33.916667  -116.633333
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 55' N 116° 38' W; TRS: T3S R3E sec 2
Elevation: 370 meters (1214ft)
Habitat: Rocky alluvium with pockets of blowsand. Creosote bush scrub.
Associated Species: Larrea, Ambrosia dumosa, and Encelia farinosa.
Description: A scarce annual in sand at the edge of shrub hummocks, sec. 13 & 24. Fls. white.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: 0066903d-21d6-4eeb-98b3-13b7d6023479
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
A. C. Sanders 161341995-03-15
Catalog Number: DES00041270
GUID: 0066903d-21d6-4eeb-98b3-13b7d6023479
Latest Identification: Cryptantha pterocarya (Torr.) Greene

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
A.C. Sanders 161341995-03-15
Catalog Number: UCR0004993
Latest Identification: Cryptantha pterocarya var. pterocarya (Torr.) Greene
Identified by: Makenzie Mabry & Lee Simpson2014

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