California Botanic Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: RSA0177479
Secondary Catalog #: RSA accession: 761852
Taxon: Chorispora tenella (Pall.) DC.
Family: Brassicaceae
Collector: LeRoy Gross   4251   
Date: 2010-03-30
Verbatim Date: 2010-3-30
Locality: United States, California, Kern, US Fish and WildlifeBitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge, far west end of the San Emigdio Mountains. Northwest end of the refuge in Unit # 9. East of Highway 166, south of Cerro Noroeste Road.; Ballinger Canyon 7.5 Quad.Started near 34.94653N 119.43548W traveled west northwest to small hill near 34.95036N 119.44620W, then southeast parallel with Highway 166 until exit at the road near 34.94724N 119.45539W.
34.94653  -119.43548
Verbatim Coordinates: T10N R24W S15 SW1/4, S16 S1/2
Elevation: 873-947 meters (2863-3106ft)
Habitat: From an old corral area, started following a dry creek bed with steep eroding cliff sides. Surrounding low grassy hills and flats above were one time open to grazing, with some old cattle trails still visible coming down into creek bed. Creek bottom had plenty of Distichlis spicata and few areas with Juncus balticus. Growing within creek bottom.
Description: Purple flowers.
Reproductive Condition: flowers & fruits
Preparations: herbarium sheet
Specimen Images
Link to Source: CalBG #RSA0177479
Record Id: 321f0a9f-9c5c-434b-b96c-8f6efbf3df3b
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1ddace89-ebe5-4d2b-b998-5017ae857d0a
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Mare Nazaire, Administrative Curator (
Current Record
California Botanic Garden Herbarium (CalBG:RSA)
LeRoy Gross 42512010-03-30
Catalog Number: RSA0177479
GUID: 1ddace89-ebe5-4d2b-b998-5017ae857d0a
Latest Identification: Chorispora tenella

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
LeRoy Gross 42512010-03-30
Catalog Number: UCR0081316
GUID: UCR-BPS-242738
Latest Identification: Chorispora tenella

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