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Jepson Field Book volume 30 page 138 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 30 page 138
= Coachella Valley Conchilla Desert Riverside Co. c. 200 ft. No. 6047. Euphorbia eremica Jepson n.sp. Trailing. Glands 4, petal-like, whitish, oblong with a notch at apex, bearing a central yellow gland with a slight raised border.  Stamens with divergently spreading anther-like lobes, 5 or 4 to an invol. [involucre] - We are now pulling acorss the sands of the Conchilla Desert and it is very slow and very hard on the animals.  The sand is  deep and runs over the wheels.  The vegetation is scant or rather  it is gone as there was, evidently, considerable annual vegetation.  Larrea tridentata is the prevailing species now.  There is Euphorbia no. 6047, :::::::::  May 23, 1914 Composite no. 6048, and a grass no. 6049. No. 6048. Baileya pauciradiata Harv. & Gray. Composite. Common on  Conchilla Desert. No. 6049. Panicum urvilleanum Kunth.  Grass. Conchilla Desert, [common] Det. A. S.H. No. 6050. Atriplex canescens but the shrubs a rather dark green.  So much so that I did not recognize them until  I saw the fruit. 4 to 6 ft. h. roundish, [?] near Palm Springs. No. 6051.  Abronia villosa Wats.  Fls. pink purple.  Annual.  I see  no dif. [difference] betw. [between]  this and plant taken from Barstow. Conchilla Desert.
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