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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   RSA330426   (Accession number)   image_link (to be added soon)
Determination  ?   Festuca californica var. californica  CCH1 Determination History
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank unresolved  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Festuca californica    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Festuca californica var. californica 
Nativity NATIVE 
Collector & Number  ?   Robert A. Norris  4830
Formatted Date (YYYY MM DD) ?  1985-03-18 
Elevation (corrected)  ?   243 meters (800 feet) 
Jepson Bioregion ADD JEPSON REGION & color code 
USGS Land Ownership ADD LAND OWNERSHIP & color code 
County (verbatim)  ?   San Francisco 
Locality  ?   San Francisco County: Mt. Davidson.  
Morphology Notes  ?   Abundant, densely tufted perennial on open, stony, N-facing slope. Soil dark and rich but somwwhat clayey. Spikelets with dull hues; light green, light purple (sides of glumes), and darker purple (tips of lemmas). Blades flat to involute, a flat glaucescent green above, a darker shining green beneath. Culms and sheaths generally bridgt green, shading to straw-color or red-purple basally. Large clumps to ca. 3.5 feet tall. Associates worthy of mention were Vaccinium ovatum (low growth), Ranunculus californicus, Lathyrus vestitus ssp. bolanderi, Dentaria californica, Polypodium californicum, Arabis blepharophylla, and undet., still-sterile grasses. 
Coordinates  ?   37.7387119726 -122.4544135390 
Uncertainty  ?   571 meters 
Datum  ?   WGS84 
Georeference By  ?   Not recorded 
Source  ?   Terrain Navigator 1:24,0000 (copied from JEPS29390)
Georeference Note  ?   Not recorded 
Date Last Modified  ?   2022-03-04 14:33:47 
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