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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   RSA761511   (Accession number)   image_link (to be added soon)
Determination  ?   Claytonia exigua subsp. exigua 
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Claytonia exigua subsp. exigua    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Claytonia exigua subsp. exigua 
Nativity NATIVE 
eFlora Habit annual 
Collector & Number  ?   LeRoy Gross  4567
Formatted Date (MM DD YYYY) ?  May 15 2010 
Elevation (corrected)  ?   1079 meters (3540 feet) 
County (verbatim)  ?   Kern 
Locality  ?   US Fish and WildlifeBitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge: Far west end of the San Emigdio Mountains; Unit # 3. Headwall of Bitter Creek, east of Pelato Peak, and north of Cerro Noroeste Road.; Ballinger Canon 7.5 quad.Surveyed from 34.91 N, 119.38 W near top to about 34.91876N, 119.38396.  
Morphology Notes  ?   Steep north-facing slope, with thick woodland of Pinus monophylla, Quercus x alvordiana, heavy vine growth of Pholistoma membranaceum under trees. More mesic habitat than surrounding rolling, grassy hillsides, and bottom of Bitter Creek. Associated species include: Juniperus californica, Ribes quercetorum, Ericameria linearifolia, Chenopodium californicum, Lomatium macrocarpum, Osmorhiza brachypoda, Plagiobothrys tenellus, P. arizonicus, Allophyllum gilioides, Leptosiphon pygmaeus, L. liniflorus, Phlox gracilis, Gilia austro-occidentalis, G. jacens, Collinsia bartsiifolia davidsonii, Yabea microcarpa, Athysanus pusillus, Aphanes occidentalis, Lasthenia microglossa, L. gracilis, Thysanocarpus curvipes, Allium peninsulare, Bromus tectorum, B. madritensis rubens, B. hordeaceus, B. diandrus, Erodium cicutarium, Lithophragma parviflorum, L. cymbalaria, Stellaria nitens, Cryptantha sparsiflora, C. flaccida, Galium aparine, Guillenia lasiophylla, Tropidocarpum gracile, Sisymbrium altissimum, Minuartia douglasii, Poa bulbosa vivipara, and Erysimum capitatum. Most seeds reddish-brown color. 
Coordinates  ?   34.918760 -119.383960 
Uncertainty  ?   Not recorded 
Datum  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference By  ?   Not recorded 
Source  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference Note  ?   Not recorded 
Date Last Modified  ?   2021-06-09 08:33:52 
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