Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00082690
Occurrence ID (GUID): e989fc70-6942-4fb3-8275-0aa6abbe62d9
Taxon: Yucca arizonica McKelvey
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   27143   
Date: 2012-05-01
Additional Collectors: Liz Slauson
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pinal County, Arizona National Scenic Trail, western foothills of Tortilla Mountains, northeast of Cottonwood Wash.
32.903296  -110.940599
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 505555E 3640568N
Elevation: 1148 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3766 ft
Habitat: Prosopis-Ericameria open scrub flats.
Substrate: Sandy-loam.
Associated Species: Cylindropuntia spinosior, Cylindropuntia xkelvinensis, Cylindropuntia fulgida, Ericameria laricifolia, Prosopis velutina, Berberis haematocarpa, Krameria erecta, Coryphantha vivipara, Ferocactus wislizeni.
Description: Locally frequent sprawling clone, leaves green, flower 76 mm long, fusion of tepal bases 5 mm high, outer tepal 65x20.5 mm, cream, outside light chartreuse-cream, inner tepal 60x23 mm, cream, filaments 24 mm long, white-cream, anthers white-cream, pistil 45 mm long, cream-white, stylar chamber 9 mm long, cream-white.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Notes: Sheet 2 of 3.
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Record ID: e989fc70-6942-4fb3-8275-0aa6abbe62d9
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