Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00086777
Occurrence ID (GUID): 431af344-8a23-4cd8-b3fe-fa57e91bd53a
Taxon: Yucca arizonica McKelvey
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   31567   
Date: 2018-04-18
Additional Collectors: Shannon Fehlberg
Locality: USA, Arizona, Santa Cruz County, Coronado National Forest, along Three Canyon, east of Highway 82.
31.484367  -110.80158  NAD 83/WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 518846E 3483301N
Elevation: 1224 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4016 ft
Habitat: Steep south-facing colluvium slope, Prosopis-Fouquieria association.
Substrate: Colluvium.
Associated Species: Prosopis velutina, Fouquieria splendens, Brickellia baccharidea, Allionia incarnata, Calliandra eriophylla, Phacelia crenulata.
Description: Local, several stems, trunk 1 m tall, rosette ca 1-2/3 m tall, flowering stalk ca 1 m tall, inflorescence paniculate, well down into leaves where flowers aborted, flower 92(l) x 120(w) mm, fusion at base 5.5 mm, outer tepal 84(l) x 28(w) mm, (cream-) white, inner tepal 85x32 mm, (cream-) white, filament 39+5 (bend) mm, white, anthers yellow, pistil 48 mm long, ovary 34 mm long, (very light chartreuse-) white, stylar chamber 10 mm long, white.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet 1 of 2.
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Record ID: 431af344-8a23-4cd8-b3fe-fa57e91bd53a
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