University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00579730
Secondary Catalog #: 170134
Taxon: Trisetum spicatum subsp. congdonii (Scribner & Merrill) Hultén
Collector: Joan Michener   192   
Date: 1961-08-04
Verbatim Date:4 August 1961
Locality: United States, Colorado, La Plata, San Juan Nat. Forest. Ruby Basin, Animas River drainage ca. 18 mi. S.E. of Silverton.
37.63333  -107.61667 +-5000m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 37°38'N, 107°37'W;
Georeference Remarks: Plotted the point at the given coordinates since there was not enough detail in the record to move the point. It is near Ruby Creek so I increased the uncertainty to cover that area. BL; Georeferenced 12 January 2016
Elevation: 3810 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 12500 ft
Habitat: Lake shore.
Reproductive Condition: Flr & Frt
Occurrence Remarks: Trisetum spicatum (L.) Richt. s.l. Short-spiked alpine race, connected by intergradation w/ slender-spiked forms, usually of lower altitudes & shaded sites. This is Hultén's ssp. congdonii, det. W. A. Weber, 1995. Original ID: Trisetum spicatum (L.) Richt. Needle Mt. Quadrangle.
Specimen Images
Record Id: 97830476-a70b-481f-a5d1-7bc5d9510e96
Occurrence ID (GUID): 97830476-a70b-481f-a5d1-7bc5d9510e96
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