Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00051318
Taxon: Aristida schiedeana var. orcuttiana (Vasey) Allred & Vald├ęs-Reyna
Family: Poaceae
Collector: Dixie Z. Damrel   V-588   
Date: 2002-09-04
Additional Collectors: S. Leahy
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Tonto National Forest, Sierra Ancha Mountains; T8N R15E Sec. 22. Off FSRD 54. N side of road on hill on Middleton Mesa.
34.0216  -110.7997
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T08N R15E S22
Elevation: 1655 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5430ft.
Habitat: In very shallow, and moderately deep soils on 0-15% slopes formed from sandstone residuum.
Associated Species: Juniperus deppeana, Quercus emoryi, Quercus grisea, Pinus monophylla, Arctostaphylos pungens, coryphantha vivipara, Garrya wrightii, Cercocarpus montanus, Agave parryi, Yucca baccata, Baccharis pteronioides, Mimosa aculeaticarpa, Opuntia engelmannii, Bouteloua hirsuta, Bouteloua curtipendula, Portulaca umbraticola, Lycurus setosus, Cyperus fendlerianus, Cyperus squarrosus, Schizachyrium cirratum, Piptochaetium fimbriatum, Eragrostis intermedia, Aristida schiedeana, Muhlenbergia emersleyi, Muhlenbergia fragilis, Schistophragma intermedia, Bahia dissecta, Acacia neovernicosa, Drymaria molluginea, Polygala obscura, Desmanthus cooleyi, Calliandra humilis
Description: ''Orcutt's 3-awn''. Perennial native. Minute lateral awns with twist at base.
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Record Id: 475ecc48-b26d-420b-9343-8d80f2d36455
Occurrence ID (GUID): 475ecc48-b26d-420b-9343-8d80f2d36455
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