University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 02059848
Secondary Catalog #: 565573
Taxon: Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Ronald L. Hartman   24552   
Date: 1990-05-23
Additional Collectors: James P. Vanderhorst
Locality: United States, Colorado, Garfield, Flat Tops/White River Plateau: Main Elk Creek, ca 4 air mi NW of New Castle.
39.615  -107.588 +-100m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 39.615° N, 107.588° W; T5S R91W S15
Georeference Remarks: I plotted this point using the given coordinates, confirming its locality on eastern exposure slopes along Main Elk Creek, which is about 4 miles NW of New Castle; 9/2/19
Elevation: 2042 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5800-6700 ft.
Habitat: East exposure and ridge top, red shale and white sandstone, old burn with Juniperus osteosperma and Quercus gambelii grading above on sandstone Juniperus osteosperma-Amelanchier-Ephedra; juniper-serviceberry.
Occurrence Remarks: Project: Vanderhorst 1990; Land Owner: BLM;
Specimen Images
Record Id: 88693f99-c6ea-4a89-b72e-c91f0658f0ef
Occurrence ID (GUID): 88693f99-c6ea-4a89-b72e-c91f0658f0ef
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: J Ryan Allen (
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