University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00209841
Occurrence ID (GUID): 500f3bb3-6016-43b2-ac29-c0807ae0b995
Secondary Catalog #: 3297
Taxon: Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus (Engelmann) L. Benson
Collector: Francis Ramaley   17101a   
Date: 1940-06-05
Verbatim Date: 05 June 1940
Locality: United States, Colorado, Alamosa/Saguache, Great Sand Dunes National Monument (Mosca Gulch).
37.7381294  -105.5130453 +-5000m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: I plotted the UTM at the aerial midpoint of Mosca Creek with in the Great Sand Dunes Park. RA
Habitat: Rare on dry south hillside.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Notes: Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. triglochidiatus, det. Lyman Benson, 1968. / Echinocereus triglochidiatus Engelm. var. melanacanthus, det. G.K. Arp 1972. Originally identified as Echinocereus aggregatus (Engelm.) Rydb.
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Link to Source: COLO #00209841
Record Id: ec95a12d-45b0-4345-b20a-86bc68ddd486
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