Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00074842
Taxon: Helianthus annuus L.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: Steve Williams (2013-10-31)
Collector: Joni Ward   860   
Date: 2013-08-26
Additional Collectors: Marceline VandeWater, Steve Williams, Jane Rosenthal
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila, Gila County, Tonto National Forest, Fossil Creek Trailhead
34.410603  -111.570838
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 0447539E 3807832N
Elevation: 1691 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5547 feet
Habitat: Pinyon-Juniper-Scrub Oak community.
Associated Species: Juniperus coahuilensis, Juniperus deppeana, Quercus turbinella, Pinus monophylla, Cercocarpus montanus, Agave parryi, Opuntia engelmannii, O. phaeacantha, Coryphantha vivipara, Garrya flavescens, Arctostaphylos pungens.
Description: Growing in wash on side of trail; annual, height 20 inches; stems hispid; leaves alternate, scabrous; rays yellow, discs brown.
Reproductive Condition: Flowering
Occurrence Remarks: Collected with permission under USDA Forest Service permit number RO-214. Fossil Creek PAPAZ Flora Project.
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Record Id: 1cca9218-e387-4c7f-81c7-26f19bba3835
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1cca9218-e387-4c7f-81c7-26f19bba3835
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