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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0010955
Secondary Catalog #: 249029
Taxon: Cenchrus palmeri Vasey
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Richard S. Felger   03-493   
Date: 2003-10-20
Additional Collectors: Joseph W. McShane
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, Mpio. de Puerto Penasco. Northwest of Puerto Penasco, 1.2 mile (odometer) on dirt road paralleling (north side of) RR west of southeastern boundary of El Pinacate Reserva de la Biosfera (along road and RR to Estacion Gustavo Sotelo), then ca. 100 m southward from RR tracks.
31.545  -113.743
Verbatim Coordinates: DMS: 31d 30m 16.2s N; 113d 38m 39.5s W; TRS: T R S
Habitat: Sand flats and low stabilized dunes or sand hills. Low areas with well-formed, thick blackish microphytic crust. Ca 85-90% cover of ephemerals.
Associated Species: Ambrosia dumosa, Atriplex barclayana, A. canescens, Cylindropuntia echinocarpa, Frankenia palmeri, Isocoma acradenia, Larrea, Lycium brevipes, Suaeda nigra.
Description: Abundant.
Occurrence Remarks: Near sea level.
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Record Id: ec094cbc-2386-40ba-941b-82918d57b4d1
Occurrence ID (GUID): ec094cbc-2386-40ba-941b-82918d57b4d1
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Current Record
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Richard S. Felger 03-4932003-10-20
Catalog Number: ASU0010955
GUID: ec094cbc-2386-40ba-941b-82918d57b4d1
Latest Identification: Cenchrus palmeri

Herbario de la Universidad de Sonora (UNISON:USON)
Richard S. Felger 03-4932003-10-20
Catalog Number: 10939
Latest Identification: Cenchrus palmeri

University of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ)
R. S. Felger 03-4932003-10-20
Catalog Number: 368300
GUID: urn:uuid:79a48462-6444-49ec-b731-2f04ed82ca46
Latest Identification: Cenchrus palmeri
Identified by: R. S. Felger2003-10-20

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