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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   RSA0155084   (barcode number)  image_link (to be added soon)
Original Accession No.  ?   RSA874713
Determination  ?   Sonchus oleraceus 
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 2, accepted name for taxon naturalized in CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Sonchus oleraceus    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Sonchus oleraceus 
eFlora Habit annual 
Collector & Number  ?   Sarah J. DeGroot  s.n.
Formatted Date (MM DD YYYY) ?  March 14 2017 
Elevation (corrected)  ?   616 meters (2023 feet) 
County (verbatim)  ?   San Bernardino 
Locality  ?   Southern Turtle Mountains, Turtle Mountains Wilderness: Horn Spring area, ca. 1.8 air miles south-southeast of Horn Peak. West of Vidal Junction, north of Highway 62, west of Highway 95.; Horn Spring 7.5'  
Habitat  ?   Rocky wash with patches of exposed bedrock. Some surface water. Mesozoic or Precambrian gneiss and schist. Creosote bush scrub and desert wash vegetation. 
Associates  ?   Prosopis glandulosa torreyana, Bahiopsis parshii, Senegalia greggii, Stephanomeria pauciflora, Pleurocoronis pluriseta, Spaeralcea ambigua, Antirrhinum filipes, Krameria bicolor, Trixis californica, Parkinsonia florida, Hilaria rigida, Funastrum hirtellum, Bebbia juncea aspera, Chaenactis carphoclinia, Porophyllum gracile, Opuntia basilaris, Echinocereus engelmanii, Nemacladus, Ambrosia dumosa, Larrea tridentata, Condea emoryi, Euphorbia polycarpa, Aristida parshii, Encelia farinosa, Schismus barbatus, Ephedra aspera, Lycium andersonii, etc. 
Morphology Notes  ?   Annual. Rare here. 
CCH2 Phenological Traits  ?   STERILE 
Coordinates  ?   34.207840 -114.788430 
Uncertainty  ?   Not recorded 
Datum  ?   NAD83 
Georeference By  ?   Not recorded 
Source  ?   Specimen label
Georeference Note  ?   Not recorded 
Date Last Modified  ?   2021-01-29 16:24:03 
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