Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00085924
Occurrence ID (GUID): 883e7c58-4b05-4be5-b9a3-0c3d9ea3b457
Taxon: Yucca arizonica McKelvey
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   23601   
Date: 2008-10-10
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pima County, South end of Coyote Mountains Wilderness Area south of highway 86, overlooking major drainage/canyon north of Mendoza Wash.
31.990446  -111.48352  NAD 27
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 454323E 3539291N
Elevation: 1140 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3740 ft.
Habitat: Rocky southsoutheast-facing slope.
Substrate: Granitic-rhyolite.
Associated Species: Eysenhardtia orthocarpa, Jatropha cardiophylla, Celtis pallida, Opuntia phaeacantha, Opuntia engelmannii, Tidestromia lanuginosa, Mirabilis laevis, Nissolia schottii, Dodonaea viscosa, Astrolepis sinuata, Cylindropuntia versicolor, Ambrosia ambrosioides, Cardiospermum corindum, Trixis californica, Coreocarpus arizonicus var. arizonicus, Ericameria cuneata var. spathulata.
Description: Locally frequent, rhizomatous, some stems caulescent, leaves dark green (-bluish), inflorescence 10-14 inches above leaves, starting within leaves.
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Record Id: 883e7c58-4b05-4be5-b9a3-0c3d9ea3b457
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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