University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium
Catalog #: NCU00184772
Secondary Catalog #: 220130
Taxon: Eryngium longifolium Cav.
Family: Apiaceae
Collector: Bell, C. Ritchie   16714   
Date: 1959-08-22
Additional Collectors: Duke, James A.
Locality: Mexico, Michoacan, Charo, State of Michoacan, at El Salto on highway 15, 0.1 mile east of Temascal, 0.5 mile west of La Pol Villa (east of Morelia)
19.654559  -100.926385 +-17235m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: = on highway 15 east of Morelia, El Salto, Temascal, and La Pol Villa unfound
Elevation: 2469 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 8100'
Habitat: Southwest facing rock and talus slope
Description: Leaves distichous; tips of spines readily separate from plant and penetrate ones flesh; plants 5-6' tall, clonal
Occurrence Remarks: [chromosomes counted by C. R. Bell from another plant of this collection], n = 32, [duplicate determined by Lincoln Constance]
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Record Id: 46f5915b-0a8a-4617-9733-08de8c15d6f7
Occurrence ID (GUID): 46f5915b-0a8a-4617-9733-08de8c15d6f7
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Carol Ann McCormick (
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