University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00702241
Secondary Catalog #: 475063
Taxon: Potentilla modesta Rydberg
Collector: Nan Lederer   00-28   
Date: 2000-07-25
Verbatim Date:25 July 2000
Locality: United States, Colorado, Jackson, Routt National Forest. Beaver Creek Drainage, ca. 2.5 mi. W of Big Creek lakes.
40.92748  -106.67214 +-1000m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: T11N R82W SEC13
Georeference Remarks: I placed the point ~2.5 miles west of Big Creek Lakes in section 13 R83W on a SE slope along the 10,400 ft contour line. R82W is east of the lake and at a lower elevation. RA; Georeferenced 18 October 2016
Elevation: 3170 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 10400 ft
Habitat: Exposed, SE-facing ridge in almost barren dry gravel with Pinus flexilis, Juniperus communis, Erigeron compositus.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Occurrence Remarks: Potentilla hookeriana Lehm. or Potentilla rubricaulis Lehm. (mature leaves mostly 5-foliate; petioles somewhat spreading pilose), Det: Richard Scully, 23 Jan. 2007. / Potentilla modesta Rydberg, det. Barbara Ertter, May 2011. Original ID: Potentilla cf. nivea L. Trifoliate leaves; styles short, thickened and glandular at base, like P. nivea, but leaflets deeply dissected. Davis Peak Quad.
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Record Id: c9ce0a6d-9359-4722-9118-547826086522
Occurrence ID (GUID): c9ce0a6d-9359-4722-9118-547826086522
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: J Ryan Allen (
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