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Leucophyllum alejandra
Leucophyllum alejandra
Gypsum Rainsage
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 1117 2370 (2017-11-29)

Copyright © 2017 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Jul 12, 2013
  • latitude 24.48287   longitude 100.30442     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Federal Highway MX 57, km106, 14.2 miles south of junction with MX 58 east at San Roberto, 3.8 miles north of Refugio de la Ibarra, 1.7 miles south of local paved road southeast to San Antonio del Salero, (Mcp. Galeana, Coahuila, Mexico)
  • family Scrophulariaceae
  • plant community   Chihuahuan Desert gypsum scrub at 6135' (1870m)
  • notes   endemic gypsophile shrubs on narrow alluvial skirt/fan of gypseous limestone gravels & soil ringing base of low hill rising above large gypseous playa. The relationship between this taxa and L. hintoniorum is unclear. Thanks to George Hinton for taking us to this unique site.
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert, gypsum
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 478
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Gypsum Rainsage (photographer)
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