University of Arizona Herbarium
Catalog #: 436950
Occurrence ID (GUID): 20cb87d7-2d6b-452b-9630-48b2f6eba46e
Taxon: Erysimum capitatum (Douglas ex Hook.) Greene
Family: Brassicaceae
Determiner: S. Hale (2018)
Collector: Stephen Hale   5466   
Date: 03 May 2017
Verbatim Date:3 May 2017
Additional Collectors: Maria, Gene, and Kayleen Hale
Locality: United States, Arizona, Greenlee, SR 78, Coal Creek Campground, Big Lue Mountains, Apache National Forest.
33.103678  -109.061449
Elevation: 1734 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5688 ft
Habitat: Mountainous pine/oak woodland.
Substrate: Stony soil.
Associated Species: Juniperus deppeana, Juglans major, Cylindropuntia spinosior, Quercus emoryi
Description: 3-5 dm erect annual herb.
Notes: E. capitatum and E. asperum appear to be very similar. The former has yellow to coppery flowers, while the latter has yellow flowers, other characteristics seem to overlap considerably. Photos of the flowers, show that the petals of E. asperum tend to narrow slightly distally. These specimens have flowers and my photos show generally rounded petals.
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Record Id: 20cb87d7-2d6b-452b-9630-48b2f6eba46e
Rights Holder: University Of Arizona
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