Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium
Catalog #: KHD00073926
Taxon: Psoralidium tenuiflorum (Pursh) Rydb.
Family: Fabaceae
Determiner: Christina Alba; Audrey Dignan (2018)
Collector: Christina Alba   1854   
Date: 2018-07-18
Verbatim Date: 7/18/2018
Additional Collectors: Audrey Dignan; Lillian Gonzalez
Locality: USA, Colorado, Arapahoe, Along the High Line Canal Trail at Mile Marker 28. 550 meters ENE of intersection of E Orchard Ave and S University Blvd.
39.61143002  -104.9540348  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 39.61133 -104.95419
Location Remarks: HLC28
Elevation: 1665 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1665m
Habitat: Flat to Rolling Plains ecoregion; earthen canal and adjacent recreational trail ("Wooded Village" zone, High Line Canal trail), embedded within an urbanized landscape that was historically shortgrass steppe. Canal vegetation composition changes from ruderal grasses and forbs and planted/escaping garden plants (upland areas by trail) to water-loving trees/shrubs and associated understory (lowland areas near canal). Representative trees and shrubs: Populus deltoides, Gleditsia triacanthos, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Rhamnus cathartica, Lonicera tatarica, Prunus virginiana, escaped Viburnum spp., cultivated Quercus spp. Grasses: managed (planted/mowed) species such as Poa pratensis and Bromus inermis mixed with native Buchloe dactyloides and Bouteloua gracilis; with Phalaris arundinacea and Carex emoryi along canal. Forbs: Heterotheca villosa, several species of Symphyotrichum, Oenothera, and Mirabilis, Solidago gigantea, Erodium cicutarium, Dipsacus laciniatus, Linaria dalmatica.
Substrate: silt, clay
Description: Approximate height: 60 centimeters. Flowers: purple. Habit: forb. Life cycle habit: perennial. Origin: native.
Reproductive Condition: flower and fruit
Occurrence Remarks: High Line Canal Ecological Survey. Additional data describing plant abundance and pollinator community is available. Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Indicator Value: UPL (Lichvar et al. 2012). Coefficient of conservatism value: 5 (Floristic Quality Assessment Indices for Colorado Plant Communities, doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.2634.8248).
Specimen Images
Rights Holder: Public Domain
Access Rights: Public Domain
Record Id: 3d2e4e07-7d79-4ad7-b9ea-8f10da6cc3b0
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3d2e4e07-7d79-4ad7-b9ea-8f10da6cc3b0
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Rick Levy, Database Associate (richard.levy@botanicgardens.org)
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