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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   RSA0088105-BARCODE   (barcode number)  image_link (to be added soon)
Original Accession No.  ?   RSA843458
CCH1 HistoryFirst Load Date 2014 12 05First Loaded Det. Hesperoyucca whipplei
Determination  ?   Hesperoyucca whipplei  CCH1 Determination History
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Hesperoyucca whipplei    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Hesperoyucca whipplei 
Nativity NATIVE 
eFlora Habit perennial herb shrub-like 
Collector & Number  ?   R. G. Swinney  12370
Formatted Date
Elevation (corrected)  ?   329 meters (1080 feet) 
Jepson Bioregion  ?   SCo     ADD color code 
County (verbatim)  ?   Los Angeles 
Locality  ?   San Gabriel Mountains&slo;Verdugo Mountains: east end of Hansen Dam Basin, on N side of Big Tujunga Wash channel, 0.1-0.5 miles E of Orcas Park (Sunland 7.5′ Q).  
Habitat  ?   Broad, dry flood plain with rocky & sandy soil; coastal sage scrub and chaparral. 
Associates  ?   Dominant plants include Eriodictyon crassifolium, Lepidospartum squamatum, Opuntia x vaseyi, Hesperoyucca whipplei, Adenostoma fasciculatum, Encelia farinosa 
Morphology Notes  ?   Common perennial, infl. 3.2 m; white fls. 
Coordinates  ?   34.2705600000 -118.3602800000 
Uncertainty  ?   Not recorded 
Datum  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference By  ?   Not recorded 
Source  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference Note  ?   Not recorded 
Date Last Modified  ?   2022-04-21 11:50:03 
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