UCR - University of California, Riverside Herbarium - Vascular Plants
Catalog #: UCR0097362
Occurrence ID: UCR-BPS-279221
Secondary Catalog #: UCR-279221
Taxon:Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Her. ex Ait. Family: Geraniaceae
Verbatim Date: 2017-3-13
Additional Collectors: Jim Malusa
Locality: United States, California, Imperial, Chocolate Mountains, Salvation Wash east of Salvation Pass, 1 km above to 1.1 km below confluence with German Diggins Wash
Elevation: 373 meters (1223ft)
Habitat: Margins of large sandy/gravelly wash; with Olneya, Parkinsonia, Lycium, Larrea, etc.
Flowering & Fruiting
Solitary annual in wash; fls. purple. This the only one seen in the last week in the Choc. Mtns., except for one along Ted Kipf Rd. on the W edge. Populations seem to have crashed locally in the drought of recent years.