Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00061378
Occurrence ID (GUID): b7b3f3a2-a721-4f2c-babc-7d7ab6948a12
Taxon: Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   23307   
Date: 2008-08-21
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Along Freeman Road going west.
32.844183  -112.320833
Verbatim Coordinates: 32d 50.651m N; 112d 19.25m W
Elevation: 561 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1842ft.
Habitat: Volcanic/basalt, desert scrub
Associated Species: Ambrosia deltoidea, Larrea tridentata, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, C. fulgida, Cercidium microphyllum, Chamaesyce, Fouquieria splendens, Carnegiea gigantea.
Description: Occasional, 1/4-1/2 m tall, ribs 21, flower 54(l)x45(w) mm, hypanthium green with yellow-light green margins, outer perianth bronze with maroon-red-rose midstripes and tips, inner perianth dark maroon-rose with bronze-light yellow margins; fruits 28(l)x21(w) mm, 29x27 mm, green with light yellow-green scale margins, immature.
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Record Id: b7b3f3a2-a721-4f2c-babc-7d7ab6948a12
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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