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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   CDA0053921   (Accession number)   image_link (to be added soon)
Determination  ?   Elymus caput-medusae  CCH1 Determination History
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Elymus caput-medusae    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Elymus caput-medusae 
eFlora Habit annual 
Collector(s) & Number  ?   Ann Howald  5051
Formatted Date
County  ?   Mono 
Locality  ?   Sierra Nevada, east base, Hwy 89 (Monitor Pass Rd), c. 3.2 miles west of intersection with Hwy 395, south side of hwy.  
Elevation (corrected)  ?   1902 meters (6240 feet) 
Jepson Bioregion  ?   SNE    
US Census Land Ownership Public: Federal  (as mapped)
  • (calculated from a 1 mile radius polygon around the mapped point)
  •  STATE
Habitat  ?   Highly disturbed, eroded roadside slope, recently burned, sandy-gravelly soil, with Bromus tectorum, Elymus spp., Sisymbrium altissimum, Grindelia squarrosa. 
Notes  ?   Annual grass, spikes green with reddish tinge. Dense colony c. 3 m below road. Invasive weed, CDFA C-rated. Brought in on fire-fighting equipment ? 
Coordinates  ?   38.6550000000 -119.5800000000 
Uncertainty  ?   Not recorded 
Datum  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference By  ?   A. Howald 
Source  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference Note  ?   Not recorded 
Date Last Modified  ?   2021-03-08 19:30:28 
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