University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00724385
Secondary Catalog #: 432752
Taxon: Salix melanopsis Nuttall
Family: Salicaceae
Determiner: Gwen Kittel (January 2019)
ID Remarks: based on florall bracts; elev, not out of range.
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Collector: B. Neely   3995   
Date: 1987-05-16
Verbatim Date:16 May 1987
Locality: United States, Colorado, Moffat, Dinosaur National Monument. Dry Woman Canyon, 1 mi. SE of confluence with Yampa River.
40.4729986  -108.7465177 +-500m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: T6N R101W SEC16 SW¼ of NE¼
Georeference Remarks: UTM used is at 6298ft because the elevations in T6N, R101W, S16 are higher than 6200ft. It is 1.09 miles SE of Yampa River. LJ
Elevation: 1890 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 6200 ft
Habitat: On sandy soils derived from both limestone sandstone with Pinus, Juniperus, and Artemisia. Weber Formation. Uncommon on moist sites.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Occurrence Remarks: Salix melanopsis Nutt., det. by R. Dorn, 1993. / Salix exigua Nutt! Leaves silky-hairy both sides, not at all glaucous; too low an altitude. Det. by W.A. Weber, 1995.
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Record Id: 8e9f1ab9-6a68-4a0e-b7b2-00eb9dfea58c
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8e9f1ab9-6a68-4a0e-b7b2-00eb9dfea58c
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