Chicago Botanic Garden
Catalog #: 16910
Taxon: Carex heteroneura var. brevisquama F.J.Herm.
Family: Cyperaceae
Collector: Denise Wilson and Karen Cowee   18ALPINE11   
Date: 2011-10-13
Locality: United States, Colorado, Park, Trailhead to Mt. Sherman on CR18 south of Fairplay. Fairplay
39.2074222222  -106.164625  WGS-84
Location Remarks: Hwy 285 south of Fairplay, go west on CR18 approximately 12 miles all the way to the end of the road, veer to right onto Four Mile Creek Rd and drive where you can park on the side of the road before the (usually locked) gate to Dauntless Mine and Mt. She. Along watershed and hill and all along stream, trail and area near parking
Elevation: 3676 meters Verbatim Elevation: 12060ft
Habitat: Alpine, along hillside in ditch-like conditions, with willow, above tree-line
Associated Species: Salix glauca, Erigeron elatior, Frageria sp., Potentilla subjuga, Oxytropis spendens
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Record ID: db5c302b-1b77-4483-9519-8034f40361c2
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Nyree Zerega (
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