University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00171462
Secondary Catalog #: 429233
Taxon: Oreocarya virgata (T. C. Porter) Greene
Collector: P. Murphy   79-144   
Date: 1979-07-09
Verbatim Date:09 July 1979
Locality: United States, Colorado, Jefferson, Lost Creek Area, Tarryall Mtns., 80km (50mi) southwest of Denver and 80km northwest of Colo. Springs, near Goose Creek trailhead.
39.1744025  -105.3779041 +-5000m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 39° 12' N, 105° 25' W;
Georeference Remarks: I placed point at junction of Hankins trail and Goose Creek trail. This appears to be near the trailhead oh Goose Creek, but is difficult to tell, and elev. is a little off, so I increased cv to 5. TF
Elevation: 2530 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 8300 ft, 2530 m
Habitat: Sunny south-facing hillside in ponderosa forest.
Reproductive Condition: Flr & Frt
Occurrence Remarks: Lost Creek Project; Miner's candle. Originally identified as Cryptantha virgata. Handwritten note says = Oreocarya.
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Record Id: df841ed9-5aa6-4341-99da-d75ba6cd4fae
Occurrence ID (GUID): df841ed9-5aa6-4341-99da-d75ba6cd4fae
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