Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0079602
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0ba7e548-0ab5-4725-b3d1-30b7d5350a5e
Secondary Catalog #: 211398
Taxon: Echinocereus coccineus var. paucispinus (Engelm.) D.J.Ferguson
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Allan D. Zimmerman (February 1995)
Collector: Allan D. Zimmerman   2507   
Date: 1987-07-17
Locality: United States, Texas, Pecos, Tunas Springs Roadside Rest Area on Interstate Highway 10. About 15 miles west of Bakersfield (about 2.5 miles east of the McCamey exit; about 20 miles east of Fort Stockton)
Elevation: 870 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2860ft
Habitat: On a low hilltop on the south side of the highway. Limestone.
Description: Uncommon or rare (a stationary search using a binocular, from this hilltop, during the peak of the E. coccineus blooming season, during another field trip, disclosed only one other individual). The other plant (seen only from a distance, on the bluff above the other side of the highway) was a dense rounded clump about 1/2 meter in diameter.
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Record ID: 0ba7e548-0ab5-4725-b3d1-30b7d5350a5e
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