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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   UC2047628   (Accession number)   image_link (to be added soon)
Determination  ?   Mentzelia congesta  CCH1 Determination History
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Mentzelia congesta    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Mentzelia congesta 
Nativity NATIVE 
eFlora Habit annual 
Collector & Number  ?   Nick Jensen, J. Mark Porter  1701
Formatted Date (YYYY MM DD) ?  2014-05-20 
Elevation (verbatim, not convertable)  ?   1620 
Jepson Bioregion ADD JEPSON REGION & color code 
USGS Land Ownership ADD LAND OWNERSHIP & color code 
County (verbatim)  ?   Kern 
Locality  ?   Tejon Ranch. Above Canon de la Lecheria about 0.5 km from where the road turns sharply to the west from the canyon bottom.  
Habitat  ?   Grass-forbland. Steep sandy SW facing slope with very loose soil dominated by native annuals and perennials and non-native grasses. Slope steep. Aspect southwest. 
Associates  ?   Gilia capitata Sims; Phacelia tanacetifolia Benth.; Bromus L.; Cryptantha mohavensis (Greene) Greene; Salvia columbariae Benth.; Lupinus bicolor Lindl. 
Morphology Notes  ?   Herb, annual, flowers yellow. Common. 
Coordinates  ?   34.9104830000 -118.6571200000 
Uncertainty  ?   Not recorded 
Datum  ?   WGS84 
Georeference By  ?   Not recorded 
Source  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference Note  ?   Not recorded 
Date Last Modified  ?   2018-10-12 16:35:24 
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