Plant Species of the Bright Angel Trail: unknown species like Comandra
Identification status: unknown species.
Grand Canyon Nativity:
First occurrence on Bright Angel Trail: mile 2.20, elevation 5300 feet (1615 m).
Number of plants along Trail: Only this single cluster of plants were found in a single location in September 2007.
From 6 September 2007, mile 2.20:
Note the clasping leaves above; Comandra umbellata ssp. pallida (Santalaceae family) has sessile leaves, not clasping.
The name used for this taxon in each reference is given below.
2007 Grand Canyon Plant List: .
Vascular Plants of Arizona xxxx: ( not treated yet).
USDA Plants: .
Flora of North America: ( not treated yet).
Huisinga et al 2006: , pp. .
Jepson Manual 1993: , key: p. ; illustration: p. ; description: p. .
Epple and Epple 1995: , photograph #; description: p. .
Phillips et al 1987: , p. .
McDougall 1964: , key: p. ; description: p. .
Kearney and Peebles 1951: , key and range: p. .
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Last Update: 15 September 2007