University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 01819424
Secondary Catalog #: 545926
Taxon: Cryptantha crassisepala var. elachantha I. M. Johnston
Collector: Loraine Yeatts   6120   
Date: 2013-05-04
Verbatim Date:04 May 2013
Additional Collectors: Dick Yeatts
Locality: United States, Colorado, Mesa, Gateway Palisade Natrual Area N of Gateway between CO hwy 141 and Dolores R.; along 2-track road 3.4 road miles from junction of Mesa CO rd 4.2 and CO hwy 141, ca. 0.35 mi. E. of rd 4.2 on W side of the Palisade.
38.71424  -108.99386
Verbatim Coordinates: 38.71424 N, 108.99386 W; 12S 674033E 4286760N;
Elevation: 1415 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4643 ft
Habitat: Permian Cutler Form; On cattle hammered flats above minor drainage in sand-silty soil; abundant associates include Coleogyne ramosissimum, Astragalus nuttalianus var. micranthiformis and scattered Sabina osteosperma, Spaeralcea parviflora, Dasyochloa pulchella, Chaenactis stevioides, Ephedra torreyana, Platago patagonica, Phacelia crenulata; common.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Occurrence Remarks: annual, stunted and inconspicuous due to dry conditions; petals tiny, white; plants mostly in fruit; NAD27 7.5' Gateway quad.
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Record Id: 91eb4391-e1f6-4f43-8fab-c2ffa2ac5ba7
Occurrence ID (GUID): 91eb4391-e1f6-4f43-8fab-c2ffa2ac5ba7
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: J Ryan Allen (
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