University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00702555
Secondary Catalog #: 338028
Taxon: Potentilla nivea L.
Collector: Barry C. Johnston   2245   
Date: 1979-08-23
Verbatim Date:23 August 1979
Locality: United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Flat ridgetop 0.8 mi WSW of Cumberland Pass.
Verbatim Coordinates: T51N R4E SEC14 NE
Elevation: 3703 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 12150 ft
Habitat: Rocky alpine tundra with white-clay frost heaves, calcareous soil, in open clearings between willows. Occasional in frost-scarred heaves.
Reproductive Condition: Flr & Frt
Occurrence Remarks: Potentilla nivea L., det. Reidar Elven & David F. Murray, 21 Jan. 2008. Always trifoliate with snow-white tomentum, growth not bunched, but stems erect.
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Record Id: c67f55e1-78b7-4b6c-8473-1cce80a8aefd
Occurrence ID (GUID): c67f55e1-78b7-4b6c-8473-1cce80a8aefd
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