Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00073058
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7c58e1a8-c05b-4b79-ac3c-a0b6a4f91e87
Taxon: Argemone pleiacantha subsp. ambigua G.B. Ownbey
Family: Papaveraceae
Collector: S. Hunkins & K. Smith   646   
Date: 2009-04-05
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Cave Creek, Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area. Cottonwood Creek, ca. 200 ft. downstream of Spur Cross boundary.
33.89425  -111.944483
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 53.655' N, -111° 56.669' W
Elevation: 710 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2330 ft.
Habitat: Sonoran Desert Scrub-Arizona Upland. Dry stream bed.
Associated Species: Prosopis velutina, Acacia greggii, Hymenoclea monogyra, Ambrosia ambrosioides, Baccharis, Rafinesquia californica, Erigeron divergens, Amsinckia menziesii, Thysanocarpus curvipes, Nicotiana obtusifolia, Cirsium neomexicanum, Lotus rigidus, L. humistratus, Erodium cicutarium, Artemisia ludoviciana, Melilotus indicus, Sphaeralcea ambigua, Penstemon pseudospectabilis, Glandularia gooddingii, Cryptantha pterocarya, Gilia flavocincta, Eschscholzia californica, Mentzelia multiflora, Salvia columbariae, Lepidium, Emmenanthe penduliflora, Bromus rubens, Aristida purpurea, Avena fatua, Cynodon dactylon, Poa.
Description: Erect, perennial herb, ca. 3 ft. tall; flowers white, sap yellow-orange. Rare.
Reproductive Condition: in bloom
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Record ID: 7c58e1a8-c05b-4b79-ac3c-a0b6a4f91e87
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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