Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00082656
Occurrence ID (GUID): dc36d0c5-7123-4f68-a96d-f9a8b5fa4624
Taxon: Agave deserti var. simplex (Gentry) W.C.Hodgs. & Reveal
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   24595   
Date: 2010-03-15
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yuma County, Mohawk Mountains, west side, south of Interstate 8.
32.70612  -113.73994
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 243160E 3622028N
Elevation: 278 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 912 ft
Habitat: Lower Colorado River Valley subdivision, Sonoran Desert desert scrub, west-facing rocky slope, in a dry drainage.
Substrate: Granite.
Associated Species: Cercidium microphyllum, Carnegiea gigantea, Larrea tridentata, Encelia farinosa, Cylindropuntia bigelovii, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Hyptis emoryi, Plantago, Cryptantha, Lupinus arizonicus, Ambrosia dumosa, Ambrosia ilicifolia.
Description: Local, several young plants within 30 feet of this small clone(?), more frequent on steeper rocky slope ca 50 m to southeast, another plant in clone past flowered, the stalk 5 m tall, lateral branches 17.
Notes: Photos.
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Record Id: dc36d0c5-7123-4f68-a96d-f9a8b5fa4624
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