Dataset: LA
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Page 2, records 101-200 of 30849

LA - University of California, Los Angeles Herbarium


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LA00636329Lawrence L. Kiefer   17131966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Tuna Canyon; ca 1.5 mi from mouth of canyon, 34.050026 -118.594832, 213m

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LA00636339Lawrence L. Kiefer   18301966-04-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Santa Ynez Canyon; below falls, ca 3 mi N of Sunset Blvd, 34.090513 -118.566868, 274m

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LA00636354Martha Hilend   s.n.1929-03-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Cahuenga Hills; W of Hollywood Lake, 34.117555 -118.339137

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LA00636367A. M. Johnson   43451934-03-16
United States, California, Los Angeles, Simi Hills; Johnson's Ranch beyond Chatsworth, 34.264664 -118.622395

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LA00636355Lawrence L. Kiefer   18731966-04-16
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Russell Valley; ca 2 mi W of Kanan Rd, canyon S of Hwy 101, 34.241551 -118.797131, 305m

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LA00636356Lawrence L. Kiefer   16781966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Zuma Canyon, East Fork; Calamigos, E of Latigo Canyon Rd, ca 0.12 mi S of Mulholland Hwy, 34.093384 -118.816754, 518m

LA
LA00636357Lawrence L. Kiefer   20161966-05-07
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Big Sycamore Canyon; ca 2 mi from the mouth of canyon, 34.101539 -119.016371, 91m

LA
LA00636373W. Scott Lewis   4021904-04-24
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Nichols Canyon, 34.108301 -118.360674

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Martha Hilend   s.n.1933-05-19
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Topanga Canyon, 34.069535 -118.585445

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LA00636374Peter H. Raven   141731959-05-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Mulholland Hwy, 1 mi W of Las Virgenes Rd, Malibu Creek drainage, 34.1 -118.7166667, 244m

LA
LA00636370Henry J. Thompson   19041959-03-31
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Cornell Rd, 1 mi N of Mulholland Hwy and 1.8 mi S of Malibu Junction, 34.119615 -118.749011, 274m

LA
LA00636346Lawrence L. Kiefer   18391966-04-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Mandeville [Brown] Canyon; ca 3 mi N of Sunset Blvd in ravine W of road, 34.084995 -118.503365, 183m

LA
LA00636375Lawrence L. Kiefer   5841963-06-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Hidden Valley; E arm of Lake Sherwood, above trail on N-side, 34.138723 -118.860016, 305m

LA
LA00636352Lawrence L. Kiefer   18231966-04-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Santa Ynez Canyon; ca 1.5 mi above Sunset Blvd, 34.06357 -118.558246, 229m

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LA00636345Lawrence L. Kiefer   17841966-03-26
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Los Alisos Canyon; Decker School Road, 34.062442 -118.895185, 305m

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LA00636342Lawrence L. Kiefer   17951966-03-26
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Greenleaf Canyon; N of Topanga, 34.09456 -118.602712, 259m

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LA00636344Lawrence L. Kiefer   18401966-04-10
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Sepulveda Canyon; 1 mi S of Mulholland Dr, 34.116813 -118.482243, 305m

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LA00636347Lawrence L. Kiefer   18501966-04-10
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Rustic Canyon; ca 0.25 mi S of Camp Josepho in ravine W of canyon, 34.075792 -118.518374, 305m

LA
LA00636349Lawrence L. Kiefer   17901966-03-26
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Mulholland Hwy [prob Mulholland Dr. based on elevation], ca 1 mi W of Topanga Canyon Rd, 34.148387 -118.623793, 305m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   19321966-04-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; ca 1.5 mi W of Triunfo Pass, hill S of road, 34.103263 -118.937285, 457m

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LA00636343Lawrence L. Kiefer   19441966-04-30
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Hidden Valley; S of Canyon Potrero Rd, 34.13724 -118.897938, 305m

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LA00636378Lawrence L. Kiefer   19531966-04-30
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; ca 1.5 mi SW of Lake Sherwood, 34.127526 -118.884709, 305m

LA
LA00636350Lawrence L. Kiefer   1251962-11-10
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Malibu [Triunfo] Canyon; vicinity of the Paramount Ranch, 34.103125 -118.767099, 244m

LA
LA00636351Lawrence L. Kiefer   5401963-06-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Encinal Canyon; 2 mi from coast, 34.046615 -118.868835, 152m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   20111966-05-07
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Conejo Mountain; ravine on the N-side of mountain, 34.191786 -118.983795, 244m

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LA00636364Lawrence L. Kiefer   19171966-04-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Little Sycamore Canyon; ca 1.5 mi from canyon mouth, 34.074145 -118.953958, 183m

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LA00636360Lawrence L. Kiefer   17441966-03-19
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Trancas Canyon; ca 3 mi from mouth, 34.071167 -118.855288, 305m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   17741966-03-26
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Arroyo Sequit; ca 1 mi from mouth, 34.056444 -118.932968, 61 - 91m

LA
LA00636359Lawrence L. Kiefer   17641966-03-20
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Old Topanga Canyon; ca 2 mi from Topanga on Old Topanga Rd, 34.100636 -118.620712, 274m

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LA00636358Lawrence L. Kiefer   16901966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Lobo Canyon; ca 1 mi W of Triunfo Canyon Rd, 34.115855 -118.821571, 305m

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LA00636372Lawrence L. Kiefer   18691966-04-16
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; bluff NW of the dam at Lake Eleanor, 34.133896 -118.851236, 305m

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LA00636382Lawrence L. Kiefer   18651966-04-16
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; ca 1.5 mi W of Calabasas, ravine S of road, 34.147007 -118.659557, 305m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   16721966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Encinal Canyon; ca 1.5 mi E of junction with Hwy 23 on Encinal Canyon Rd, 34.061038 -118.869151, 366m

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LA00636376Lawrence L. Kiefer   16831966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Triunfo Canyon; ca 0.5 mi from Lobo Canyon, near road, 34.120761 -118.794571, 305m

LA
LA00636380Lawrence L. Kiefer   17351966-03-13
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Zuma Canyon; ca 2.5 mi from mouth of canyon, 34.056409 -118.817048, 152m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   16521966-03-06
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Corral Canyon; ca 2 mi from canyon mouth, 34.053015 -118.740058, 305m

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LA00636377Lawrence L. Kiefer   20341966-05-14
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Cahuenga Peak; ca 0.5 mi above Barham Blvd, NW [label says NE] side of Cahuenga Peak, 34.13745 -118.334028, 305m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   20381966-05-14
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Griffith Park; S of Mt. Hollywood Dr, ca 0.5 mi N of intersection with Vista del Valle Dr, 34.143157 -118.306461, 366m

LA
LA00636384Lawrence L. Kiefer   17011966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Cold Creek Rd. S of Mulholland Hwy, just N of Cold Creek and E of road, 34.096901 -118.663998, 305m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   16921966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; just S of Cornell Corners, small ravine in bluff above road, 34.140256 -118.755943, 274m

LA
LA00636366Lawrence L. Kiefer   20321966-05-14
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; ca 2 mi W of Laurel Canyon Blvd in canyon N of Mulholland Dr, 34.121549 -118.385608, 244m

LA
LA00636361Lawrence L. Kiefer   16961966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; near road just S of Malibu Lake, 34.05813 -118.760748, 244m

LA
LA00636336Barry A. Prigge   64131985-06-14
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Cold Creek Canyon; along trail below Murphy Ranch site, 34.083168 -118.645848, 597m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   1521962-09-23
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Malibu Canyon; ca 3 mi from the ocean, 34.076849 -118.712371, 183m

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LA00636341Lawrence L. Kiefer   17571966-03-20
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Topanga Canyon; ca 1 mi from mouth of canyon, 34.065922 -118.585919, 91m

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LA00636332Lawrence L. Kiefer   19311966-04-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Little Sycamore Canyon; ca 2 mi from canyon mouth, 34.082309 -118.950895, 274m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   18081966-03-27
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Temescal Canyon; ca 3 mi above Sunset Blvd, 34.070086 -118.542111, 274m

LA
LA00636333Lawrence L. Kiefer   17791966-03-26
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Encinal Canyon; ca 0.5 mi from mouth, 34.044345 -118.869868, 61 - 91m

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LA00636337Lawrence L. Kiefer   16491966-03-06
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; [San] Nicholas Canyon; ca 1 mi. from canyon mouth, rocky bluff jast above the stream, 34.055915 -118.909123, 183m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   17181966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Tuna Canyon; Tuna Canyon Road, ca 3 mi above Hwy 1, ravine just W of road, 34.078311 -118.604031, 290m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   18891966-04-17
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Brush Canyon; Griffith Park, 34.121079 -118.305037, 305m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   17341966-03-13
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Zuma Canyon; ca 2.5 mi from mouth of canyon, 34.056409 -118.817048, 152m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   17081966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Piuma Rd, 3rd [4th?] switchback S of Monte Nido, just E of 2nd turnout, 34.072101 -118.697105, 382m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   20101966-05-07
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Conejo Mountain; ravine on the N-side of mountain, 34.191786 -118.983795, 244m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   19301966-04-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Little Sycamore Canyon; ca 2 mi from canyon mouth, 34.082309 -118.950895, 274m

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Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   19371966-04-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; ca 1.5 mi W of Triunfo Pass, hill S of road, 34.103263 -118.937285, 457m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   18451966-04-10
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Sepulveda Canyon; ca 2 mi S of Mulholland Hwy on W-side, 34.10915 -118.48211, 305m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   18331966-04-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Santa Ynez Canyon; ca 3 mi N of Sunset Blvd, 34.090513 -118.566868, 274m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   1841962-09-23
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Malibu Canyon, 34.103125 -118.767099, 457m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   18681966-04-16
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; bluff NW of the dam at Lake Eleanor, 34.133896 -118.851236, 305m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   18821966-04-16
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Caballero Creek; S of Tarzana, ca. 1 mi S of the end of Reseda Blvd, 34.13773 -118.54117, 305m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   17001966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Cold Creek Rd. S of Mulholland Hwy, just N of Cold Creek, bluff near the road, 34.09376 -118.662853, 305m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
LA00636386Lawrence L. Kiefer   18341966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Mandeville [Brown] Canyon; ca 3 mi N of Sunset Blvd in ravine W of road, 34.084995 -118.503365, 183m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
LA00636396Lawrence L. Kiefer   17761966-03-26
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Arroyo Sequit; ca 1 mi from mouth, 34.056444 -118.932968, 61 - 91m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
LA00636394Lawrence L. Kiefer   18511966-04-10
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Rustic Canyon; ca 0.25 mi S of Camp Josepho, 34.075355 -118.517282, 305m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
LA00636390Lawrence L. Kiefer   18141966-03-27
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Temescal Canyon; ca 3 mi above Sunset Blvd, 34.070086 -118.542111, 274m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
LA00636391Lawrence L. Kiefer   17931966-03-26
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Greenleaf Canyon; N of Topanga, 34.09456 -118.602712, 259m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
LA00636392Carl Epling   s.n.1966-03-30
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Topango [Topanga] Canyon, 34.09191 -118.602167

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
LA00636393W. Scott Lewis   2471905-00-00
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Nichols Canyon, 34.108301 -118.360674

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
LA00636389O. H. Kappler   1061941-03-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; W-fork Las Trancas (Rattlesnake) Canyon, 34.07923 -118.858714, 366m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
Carl Epling   s.n.1926-04-10
United States, California, Los Angeles, Simi Hills - Santa Susana Mountains; Santa Susana Pass, 34.266404 -118.632032, 457m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   19231966-04-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Little Sycamore Canyon; ca 1.5 mi from canyon mouth, 34.074145 -118.953958, 183m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   16881966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Lobo Canyon; ca 1 mi W of Triunfo Canyon Rd, 34.115855 -118.821571, 305m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   13041964-04-18
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Pt Mugu; Point Mugu just N of point, 34.087274 -119.061007, 15 - 21m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   1132B1963-12-29
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; bluff above Hwy 101 Alt, just W of Point Mugu, 34.089463 -119.064853, 23m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   19141966-04-30
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Serrano Canyon Road, ca 2 mi W of Yerba Buena Rd, 34.091046 -118.968436, 396m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   19241966-04-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Little Sycamore Canyon, 34.074145 -118.953958, 183m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   19351966-04-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; ca 1.5 mi W of Triunfo Pass, hill S of road, 34.103263 -118.937285, 457m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   19411966-04-30
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Long Grade Canyon; ca 1.5 mi E of Camarillo Hospital, 34.157237 -119.001425, 183m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   19511966-04-30
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; ca 1.5 mi SW of Lake Sherwood, 34.127526 -118.884709, 305m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   19541966-05-01
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; W-fork Arroyo Sequit, 34.089973 -118.922351, 183m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   19651966-05-01
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; La Jolla Canyon; side ravine ca 1 mi from mouth of canyon, 34.092511 -119.044335, 152m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   20141966-05-07
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Big Sycamore Canyon; ca 2 mi from the mouth of canyon, 34.101539 -119.016371, 91m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   13031966-05-07
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; Pt Mugu; Point Mugu just N of point, 34.087274 -119.061007, 15 - 21m

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Lawrence L. Kiefer   1132A1963-12-29
United States, California, Ventura, Santa Monica Mountains; bluff above Hwy 101 Alt, just W of Point Mugu, 34.089463 -119.064853, 23m

LA
Pentagramma triangularis subsp. triangularis (Kaulf.) Yatsk., Windham & E. Wollenw.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   17751966-03-16
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Arroyo Sequit; ca 1 mi from mouth, 34.056444 -118.932968, 61 - 91m

LA
Pentagramma triangularis subsp. triangularis (Kaulf.) Yatsk., Windham & E. Wollenw.
Lawrence L. Kiefer   16541966-03-06
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Corral Canyon; ca 2 mi from canyon mouth, 34.053015 -118.740058, 305m

LA
Dryopteris arguta (Kaulf.) Watt
Lawrence L. Kiefer   17151966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Tuna Canyon; ca 1.5 mi from mouth of canyon, 34.050026 -118.594832, 213m

LA
Dryopteris arguta (Kaulf.) Watt
Lawrence L. Kiefer   17251966-03-13
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Latigo Canyon Rd, ca 3 mi from Hwy 1, ravine above the road, 34.046225 -118.773501, 305m

LA
Dryopteris arguta (Kaulf.) Watt
Lawrence L. Kiefer   16811966-03-12
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Zuma Canyon, E-fork; ca 0.75 mi S of Calamigos, 34.084345 -118.818186, 488m

LA
Dryopteris arguta (Kaulf.) Watt
Henry J. Thompson   18951959-03-27
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; 1.5 mi. E of Saddle Peak, 35.734 -118.0771111, 732m

LA
Dryopteris arguta (Kaulf.) Watt
Peter H. Raven   137561958-10-11
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Saddle Peak; N-facing side of summit, 34.074873 -118.659233, 823m

LA
Dryopteris arguta (Kaulf.) Watt
Peter H. Raven   141721959-05-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Malibu Creek drainage; Mulholland Hwy, 1 mi W of Las Virgenes Rd, 34.1 -118.7166667, 244m

LA
LA00633689O.H. Kappler   211940-05-19
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; W-fork Las Trancas (Rattlesnake) Canyon; N slope, 34.07923 -118.858714, 366m

LA
Dryopteris arguta (Kaulf.) Watt
Bruce Douglas Clayton   451972-04-01
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Temescal Canyon; Mountain Park Research Campus; Shovel Spring, 34.098492 -118.542084, 503m

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   20041966-05-07
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Malibu Canyon; ravine above the road and ca 0.5 mi S of the tunnel, 31.29305 -116.33316, 213m

LA
Carl Epling   s.n.1929-03-30
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Topango [Topanga] Canyon, 34.09191 -118.602167

LA
Lawrence L. Kiefer   5471963-06-09
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Triunfo Canyon; N arm of Malibu Lake, N of bridge (Mulholland Hwy), 34.109606 -118.755309, 305m

LA
Aspidotis californica (Hook.) Nutt. ex Copel.
LA00636397B. R. Lower   s.n.1954-04-27
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Rustic Canyon; Camp Josepho, 34.078484 -118.519505

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LA00636362Carl Epling   s.n.1929-03-30
United States, California, Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains; Topango [Topanga] Canyon, 34.092 -118.6019


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