Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00036568
Taxon: Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   6838   
Date: 1992-08-01
Additional Collectors: Dave Ganci
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, midway between Manu and Buddha Temples, on top of bench.
36.160556  -112.094444
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 9m 38s N; 112d 5m 40s W
Elevation: 1981 meters
Verbatim Elevation: - 6500ft.
Habitat: Hermit shale with sandstone flats, tinajas and cryptogamic soil.
Associated Species: Grasses, Castilleja, Forsellesia, Petrophyutum caespitosum, Cercocarpus ledifolius intricatus, Quercus turbinella and Quercus undulata-like, Juniperus, Agave utahensis, Rhus trilobata simplicifolia, Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia erinacea, Opuntia sp., Ptelea,, Pinus edulis, Linum lewisii, Leucelene ericoides, Fraxinus anomala, Echinocereus triglochidiatus, Cercocarpus montanus
Description: Common perennial, but most frequently found in breaks and depressions in the flat sandstone area.
Reproductive Condition: flowers & fruit
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Record Id: 0191a2e2-08ee-4ee0-bf62-3429822e97af
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0191a2e2-08ee-4ee0-bf62-3429822e97af
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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