Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00047574
Occurrence ID (GUID): b839270f-a2b6-45f5-8d1d-c015ef1d954d
Taxon: Larrea tridentata (Sessé & Moc. ex DC.) Coville
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Collector: Wyatt Johnson   2   
Date: 1997-04-22
Additional Collectors: Julienne' Becker
Locality: USA, Arizona, La Paz County, Off I-10 just E of exit ramp 53 right next to interstate.
33.60877  -113.6123
Description: Grows in dry plains and mesas and flowers from time to time t/o the yr., mostly in the spring. Strong odor points out Creosotebush in the deserts of AZ where it is an important wild plant. Branched shrubs that grow up to 3 m high. Leaves evergreen in color and are thick and glutinous. Leaflets oblong to obovate, united at base. Flower axillary and solitary with small yellow flowers.
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Record Id: b839270f-a2b6-45f5-8d1d-c015ef1d954d
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