Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00060853
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7584d52f-3d90-4b0d-9cca-715c8e3f271f
Taxon: Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   23216   
Date: 2008-07-15
Additional Collectors: Jennifer Johnson, Matt King
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, West side of Sierra Estrella Mountains, Sierra Estrella Wilderness Area, just west of the Quartz Peak trailhead and parking area.
33.197333  -112.252033
Verbatim Coordinates: 33d 11.84m N; 112d 15.122m W
Elevation: 450 meters (1476ft)
Habitat: Desert scrub, on bajada, decomposed granite
Associated Species: Larrea tridentata, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Ferocactus wislizeni, Olneya tesota, Echinocereus engelmannii, Ambrosia deltoidea, A. dumosa, Parkinsonia microphylla.
Description: Occasional to frequent, plant to 1/3 m tall, ribs 22, flowers 59(l)x42(w) mm, 63x38 mm, 62x46 mm, hypanthium green with tan scale margins, outer perianth yellow-cream with pink-red midstripe and tips, inner perianth pink-brown-cream with dark pink-red midstripe, filaments yellow-green at base becoming yellow-pink, anthers light yellow, style whitish at base becoming pink, stigma lobes pink on outside, yellow within; fruit 40(l)x29(w) mm, , 40x29 mm, 44x29 mm, green with scale margins yellow-green.
Notes: Sheet 1 of 2.
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Record Id: 7584d52f-3d90-4b0d-9cca-715c8e3f271f
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 232162008-07-15
Catalog Number: DES00060853
GUID: 7584d52f-3d90-4b0d-9cca-715c8e3f271f
Latest Identification: Ferocactus wislizeni

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 232162008-07-15
Catalog Number: DES00060854
Latest Identification: Ferocactus wislizeni

Deaver Herbarium (Northern Arizona University) (ASC)
Wendy C. Hodgson 232162008-07-15
Catalog Number: ASC00092026
Latest Identification: Ferocactus wislizeni

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