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Frasera speciosa
Frasera speciosa
Photographer: Marguerite Gregory
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0024 3291 1999 0133 (2000-06-07)

Copyright © 2000 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Sep 1, 1965
  • latitude 40.34066   longitude -105.68224   max error distance 75573 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado, US)
  • family Gentianaceae
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 25428
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Elkweed (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Dora Jakobsdottir    Sep 11, 2004

    Action: changed name from "Gentiana sp." to "Frasera coloradensis "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "I have seen a photo of this species. It is a relative of the gentians, quite distinctive species, and unlikely to be confused with others."

    2. Reviewed by Melissa Islam    Jun 7, 2013

    Action: changed name from "Frasera coloradensis" to "Frasera speciosa "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Frasera coloradensis does not occur at the Rocky Mountain National Park. The only species of Frasera at the park is F. speciosa."

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