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Collection Details

Form: Acer saccharum f. rubrocarpum A.E.Murray

Aceraceae Acer saccharum f. rubrocarpum E. Murray
W. J. Hess , W. Stickney 3743

Collection Date: 28 April 1976
Determined By: Edward Murray
Determination Date: 1 January 1981
Institution: unknown


Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Culberson County

Locality Description: Guadalupe National Park, McKittrick Canyon, 50 mi. s. of Carlsbad, N.M. Canyon runs e-w.

DD Latitude: 31.8333

DD Longitude: -104.917

Elevation: 5200-5200 m


Habitat Description: Canyon runs on floor and lower slopes.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: With Juniperus-Pinus-Acer-Quercus sps. A few trees to 10 m. and 4 dm., d.b.h., these on lower slope away from creek, the ones near the creek in clumps and layering.

formerly Acer grandidentatum Nutt. (1976, E. Murray) and Acer saccharum Marsh. ssp. grandidentatum (T&G) Desmarais (1981, E. Murray)

Other Data

Project: BRIT Type Specimens