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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   CAS-BOT601405   (Accession number)   image_link (to be added soon)
Determination  ?   Lysichiton americanus  CCH1 Determination History
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Lysichiton americanus    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Lysichiton americanus 
Nativity NATIVE 
eFlora Habit perennial herb 
Collector & Number  ?   Thomas, John Hunter  4317
Formatted Date (YYYY MM DD) ?  1954-06-24 
Elevation (corrected)  ?   457 meters (1500 feet) 
Jepson Bioregion ADD JEPSON REGION & color code 
USGS Land Ownership ADD LAND OWNERSHIP & color code 
County (verbatim)  ?   Santa Cruz 
Locality  ?   Two miles west of intersection of Alba Road and State Highway #9, along Alba Road. About 100 yards east along road from Alba School.  
Habitat  ?   Dense Redwood forest. This area has been logged; stumps 6-7 feet in diameter not uncommon. Understory composed of: Trillium ovatum, Oxalis oregana, Myrica californica, Lithocarpus densiflora (seedlings and a few small trees), Vaccinium ovatum, Woodwardia fimbriata, Asarum caudatum, Viola sempervirens, Acer macrophyllum (occasionally), Smilacina amplexicaulis, Rubus parviflorus, Equisetum sp., and Aralia californica. Soil rich and black with a deep layer of litter over it. Growing in moist streambed near a spring which is probably perennial. 
Notes  ?   Colony consists of about 1-2 dozen individuals. No plants in flower. Some leaves beginning to wither or are being eaten by insects. 
Coordinates (YF)  ?   ?  37.0983330000 -122.1200000000 
Uncertainty  ?      Not recorded  
Datum (YF)  ?      WGS84 meters 
Georeference By  ?      Not recorded  
Source  ?      Not recorded 
Georeference Note  ?      Not recorded 
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