Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00072854
Taxon: Oenothera elata subsp. hirsutissima (A. Gray ex S. Wats.) W. Dietr.
Family: Onagraceae
Collector: S. Hunkins & K. Smith   742   
Date: 2011-08-14
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Cave Creek, Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area. Cave Creek at crossing of Metate Trail.
33.8963  -111.95
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 53.778' N, -111° 57.000' W
Elevation: 713 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2340 ft.
Habitat: Sonoran Desert Scrub-Arizona Upland. Dry stream bed.
Associated Species: Ambrosia monogyra, A. ambrosioides, Sphaeralcea ambigua, Nicotiana obtusifolia, Helianthus petiolaris, Cynodon dactylon, Artemisia ludoviciana.
Description: Perennial herb, ca. 3 ft. tall; yellow flowers. Flowers opened at 7:40pm, over a span of 5 minutes, approximately 25 minutes after sunset. Infrequent.
Reproductive Condition: in bloom
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Record Id: 50454449-0a26-4d47-bc1a-8bed5e39de9d
Occurrence ID (GUID): 50454449-0a26-4d47-bc1a-8bed5e39de9d
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