UT : Botany
Garrett Herbarium, Natural History Museum of Utah
Catalog #: UT0009179
Occurrence ID (GUID): a80caf7a-20a2-43b0-996e-9fc6f655993f
Secondary Catalog #: 119428
Taxon: Pellaea truncata Goodding
Family: Pteridaceae
Collector: M. D. Windham   0063   
Date: 1979-02-17
Additional Collectors: T. A. Windham
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai, Wilson Mountain Quadrangle (7/2 min.). Small triburary on southwest side of Fay Canyon at a point 0.38 km WSW. of Fay Canyon Arch and 1.26 km. NNW of Boynton Pass. Fay Canyon-Coconino National Forest.
34.906318  -111.864359
Verbatim Coordinates: 12 421035E 3862995N ; TRS: T18N R5E sec 29 SW1/4, SW 1/4, NW 1/4, NW 1/4
Elevation: 1463 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4800 ft.
Habitat: Growing on a talus slope at base of cliff that forms the north wall of the tributary. Partially shaded but relatively dry, on a 45 degree slope, facing southeast. Mixture of Chaparral and Pinyon-Juniper Woodland elements.
Substrate: Soil deposits on the talus slope are relatively deep but thoroughly mixed with rocks of all sizes. Derived through in situ and colluvial processes from Supai sandstone and arganics.
Associated Species: Rhamnus, Pinus, Cercocarpus, Quercus, Juniperus, Gutierrezia.
Description: Common throughout the area on drier slopes.
Notes: Although some local specimens appear to be intermediate between P. truncata and P. wrightiana, this is clearly P. truncata.
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Rights Holder: Natural History Museum of Utah
Record Id: a80caf7a-20a2-43b0-996e-9fc6f655993f
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Allison Izaksonas (aizaksonas@nhmu.utah.edu)
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