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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   RSA0065894   (Accession number)   image_link (to be added soon)
Determination  ?   Astragalus albens  CCH1 Determination History
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Astragalus albens    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Astragalus albens 
Nativity NATIVE 
Endemicity Endemic to California 
eFlora Habit annual perennial herb 
Collector & Number  ?   Duncan S. Bell  6788
Formatted Date (YYYY MM DD) ?  2014-05-06 
Elevation (corrected)  ?   1751 meters (5746 feet) 
Jepson Bioregion ADD JEPSON REGION & color code 
USGS Land Ownership ADD LAND OWNERSHIP & color code 
County (verbatim)  ?   San Bernardino 
Locality  ?   Bighorn Mountains; small canyon below Forest Service Road 3N03A, about 1 air mile southwest of Horsethief Flat.; Big Bear City  
Habitat  ?   A small narrow canyon with limestone outcrops. 
Associates  ?   Pinus monophylla, Juniperus grandis, Yucca brevifolia, Artemisia tridentata, Ericameria linearifolia, Opuntia basilaris, Echinocereus engelmanii, E. mohavensis, Purshia tridentata, Stipa parishii, Coleogyne ramosissima, Stipa hymenoides, Sphaeralcea ambigua, Ephedra viridis, Castilleja cromosa, Loeseliastrum matthewsii, Phacelia distans, P. fremontii, Descurainia pinnata 
Notes  ?   Leaf material removed for DNA extraction by JLM Charboneav on 27 Jul 2017 
Morphology Notes  ?   Localized population of over 40 individuals on limestone outcrop. 
Coordinates  ?   34.3140900000 -116.7867200000 
Uncertainty  ?   Not recorded 
Datum  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference By  ?   Not recorded 
Source  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference Note  ?   Not recorded 
Date Last Modified  ?   2022-03-04 14:33:47 
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