University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00703165
Secondary Catalog #: 340988
Taxon: Potentilla ovina Macoun
Collector: Barry C. Johnston   2243   
Date: 1979-08-23
Verbatim Date:23 August 1979
Locality: United States, Colorado, Gunnison, Flat ridgetop 0.8 mi WSW 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. Locally common on open ridgetops and banks.
Reproductive Condition: Flr & Frt
Occurrence Remarks: Potentilla ovina J. M. Macoun var. decurrens (Wats.). Det. Barry C. Johnston, 1980. Original ID: Potentilla pinnatisecta (S. Wats.) A. Nels. No intermediates seen to P. diversifolia, no tomentose or digitate individuals. Stems decumbent at base, arching-ascending tips.
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Record Id: 50101665-da54-4cc3-992d-69f97734cef9
Occurrence ID (GUID): 50101665-da54-4cc3-992d-69f97734cef9
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