Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00044060
Taxon: Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. gilensis (Kearney) Kearney
Family: Malvaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   11426   
Date: 1999-04-16
Additional Collectors: Julie Ramsden
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Superstition Mountains, west side, above Siphon Draw trail and to north of trail to top of mountain.
33.440667  -111.45865
Verbatim Coordinates: 33d 26.44m N; 111d 27.519m W
Elevation: 1067 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3500ft.
Habitat: Boulder slope with some water.
Associated Species: Agave chrysantha, Opuntia engelmannii, Artemesia ludoviciana, Vauquelinia californica, Dodonaea viscosa, Mirabilis bigelovii, Dasylirion wheeleri, Carnegia gigantea, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa
Description: Suffrutescent; flowers deep salmon-colored
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Occurrence Remarks: Locally frequent
Specimen Images
Record Id: 8a670f9f-cf33-4f56-baa6-2d99683ac621
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8a670f9f-cf33-4f56-baa6-2d99683ac621
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