Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00066703
Taxon: Cenchrus palmeri Vasey
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Richard S. Felger   08-137   
Date: 2008-09-29
Additional Collectors: Benjamin T. Wilder and Juan Pablo Gallo Reynoso
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, Isla San Pedro Nolasco, Canyon de Mellink, NW side of island. Base of canyon.
27.9693  -111.38517
Elevation: 10 meters (33ft)
Habitat: Super abundant on NW-and SW-facing slopes from 10 to 110 m.
Associated Species: Bahiopsis triangularis, Chloris crinita, Cylindropuntia fulgida, Echinocereus websterianus, Hofmeisteria crassifolia, Mammillaria multidigitata, Stenocereus thurberi
Description: Forming fields, the ground covered in the large, pointed burs. The developing burs are yellow-green. In several areas, most of the plants have blackened smut-infested inforescences as well as many apparently uninfected inforescences. The mother bur is usually still attached to the young and adult plants.
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Record Id: 71740730-75f9-4269-987f-68c67a683220
Occurrence ID (GUID): 71740730-75f9-4269-987f-68c67a683220
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Richard S. Felger 08-1372008-09-29
Catalog Number: DES00066703
GUID: 71740730-75f9-4269-987f-68c67a683220
Latest Identification: Cenchrus palmeri

University of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ)
R. S. Felger 08-1372008-09-29
Catalog Number: 396171
GUID: urn:uuid:600d9932-1b69-4081-bf67-03463ca4b6d9
Latest Identification: Cenchrus palmeri

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Richard S. Felger 08-1372008-09-29
Catalog Number: ASU0064194
Latest Identification: Cenchrus palmeri

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
R.S. Felger 08-1372008-09-29
GUID: UCR-BPS-274920
Latest Identification: Cenchrus palmeri

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