University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00058297
Secondary Catalog #: 230403
Taxon: Cirsium calcareum (Jones) Wooton & Standley
Collector: Gerald B. Ownbey   2645   
Date: 1958-08-20
Verbatim Date:20 August 1958
Additional Collectors: Yu-tseng Hsi
Locality: United States, Colorado, Montezuma, Northeastern escarpment of the Mesa Verde below and above the road to the summit.
Elevation: 2316 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 7600 ft, 2316 m
Habitat: On steep, unstable slopes, gray soil apparently partly of shale.
Reproductive Condition: Flr & Frt
Occurrence Remarks: Cirsium calcareum, det. W. A. Weber, 1974. Original ID: Cirsium pulchellum. Perennial, the numerous plants with several stems from the caudex; stems20-36 in. tall in the stoutest plants; corollas pinkish-lavender.
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Record Id: 37298f2d-613e-4eae-8265-46f4b7a69f71
Occurrence ID (GUID): 37298f2d-613e-4eae-8265-46f4b7a69f71
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