Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00053764
Taxon: Muhlenbergia asperifolia (Nees & Meyen ex Trin.) Parodi
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   18327   
Date: 2004-08-28
Additional Collectors: Dixie Damrel, Lori Makarick, Kate Watters
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, Marble Canyon, river left on sand bar below Cathedral Wash.
36.8329  -111.6196
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 49.974m N; 111d 37.177m W
Elevation: 948 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3110ft.
Habitat: riparian-sandy beach
Associated Species: Tamarix, Melilotus albus, Boerhavia coulteri, Conyza canadensis, Euthamnia occidentalis, Plantago lanceolata, Echinochloa crus-gali, Sporobolus cryptandrus, Bromus catharticus, Hordeum jubatum, Chloris virgata, Lolium arundinaceum, Polypogon viridis, Elymus trachycaulus, Juncus torreyi, Muhlenbergia asperifolia, Lepidium latifolium.
Description: Local herbaceous perennial, forming a large mound in sand, florets pink.
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Record Id: 7022ce7e-7a58-4022-b5f6-313379056e0a
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7022ce7e-7a58-4022-b5f6-313379056e0a
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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