Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00037908
Occurrence ID (GUID): 51cafed4-f1a1-479c-9021-33531ed0ceae
Taxon: Aristida purpurea Nutt.
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Joe McAuliffe   93-2.1   
Date: 1993-04-08
Additional Collectors: Betsy Pierson
Locality: USA, Arizona, Graham, 6 miles southwest of Thatcher, Frye Mesa, at its base, small hill immediately east of Fry Mesa Rd. and 0.1 miles south of crossing of Canyon Spring Wash.
32.787582  -109.831894 +-5000m.
Elevation: 1090 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3560ft
Habitat: West-facing slope, soil highly calcic, derived from soft calcic horizons.
Associated Species: Euryops multifidus, Bouteloua eriopoda, Trichacne californica, Erioneuron pulchellum, Muhlenbergia porteri, Aristida porteri, Larrea tridentata, Fouquieria splendens, Prosopis velutina, Ephedra, Acacia greggii, Acacia constricta, Zinnia acerosa, Psilostrophe, Krameria parvifolia, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Yucca elata, Opuntia viloacea
Description: Occasional perennial, comprising <1% of canopy cover.
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Record ID: 51cafed4-f1a1-479c-9021-33531ed0ceae
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