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Collection Details

Species: Porophyllum pygmaeum D.J.Keil & Morefield

Asteraceae Porophyllum pygmaeum Keil & Morefield
J. D. Morefield , F. Ehrendorfer 4511

Collection Date: 4 June 1987
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Country: United States of America

Region: Nevada

Subregion: Clark County

Locality Description: Desert National Wildlife Range: Just west of Alamo Road, between road and main drainage of the unnamed valley between the south end of the Desert Range and the Sheep Range, 1.4 road mile north of Hidden Forest Road turnoff, 16.6 road miles north-northeast of Corn Creek station, 12.2 air km N46 degrees W of Sheep Peak summit, and ca. 56 air km north-northwest of Las Vegas.

Elevation: 1355-1355 m


Habitat Description: Shallow depressions and banks of small washes in carbonate alluvial gravel sloping 2 degrees NW, with Atriplex confertifolia, Eriogonum trichopes, Lycium shockleyi, Ephedra nevadensis, Krameria parvifolia, Acamptopappus shockleyi, Artemisia spinescens, Oenothera caespitosa, Opuntia basilaris, Aristida purpurea, Astragalus mohavensis, Amsonia tomentosa, Brickellia oblongifolia, etc.

Soil Description: carbonate alluvial gravel

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Type citation: Systematic Botany 14(4):583 (1989)

Other Data

Project: BRIT Type Specimens