UT : Botany
Garrett Herbarium, Natural History Museum of Utah
Catalog #: UT0000894
Taxon: Bassia scoparia (L.) A.J. Scott
Family: Amaranthaceae
Determiner: Unknown (5/9/16)
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Collector: Richard Spjut   16127   
Date: 2007-09-23
Verbatim Date:23 Sep 07
Locality: USA, Utah, Millard, Great Basin Desert. Black Rock Desert, 11 mi W of Fillmore.
39.010222  -112.469944
Verbatim Coordinates: 39° 00' 36.8" N 112° 28' 11.8" W
Elevation: 1432 meters (4697ft)
Habitat: Predominantly disturbed areas among Artemisia tridentata and Sarcobatus vermiculatus scrub on alkaline flats surrounding a large outcrop of black lava.
Associated Species: Artemisia tridentata, Sarcobatus vermiculatus
Description: Much-branched, bush-like herb, developing from a short annual taproot; flowers inconspicuous among leaf axils, greenish. Locally common with Bassia hyssopifolia with which care is required to carefully distinguish the two.
Notes: Plants for Pharmaceutical Screening. Photograph of entire plant provided (rt-st-lf-fl-fr).Voucher for 1760 g of rt-st-lf-fl-fr (WBA-5360-11; 0X01-1003C) collected for the National Cancer Institute, World Botanical Associates, Bakersfield, CA 93380-1145.
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Rights Holder: Natural History Museum of Utah
Record Id: fd1fa044-15b5-4d56-b7cf-bd937943e99b
Occurrence ID (GUID): fd1fa044-15b5-4d56-b7cf-bd937943e99b
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth P. Johnson (johnson@nhmu.utah.edu)
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