Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00063496
Occurrence ID (GUID): da8726d8-6673-410f-8df3-888bac404b38
Taxon: Yucca elata (Engelm.) Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Joni Ward   jbw-416b   
Date: 2009-06-30
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Tonto National Forest down Houston Mesa Road at about mile 8 along Willow Spring drainage area just above Third Crossing.
34.363167  -111.283467
Verbatim Coordinates: 34d 21.79m N; 111d 17.008m W
Elevation: 1572 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5158ft.
Habitat: Pine-juniper-oak forest.
Associated Species: Frangula californica, Juniperus scopulorum, Pinus ponderosa, Garrya wrightii, Cercocarpus montanus, Yucca elata, Agave parryi, Fraxinus velutina, Opuntia phaeacantha, Quercus gambelii, Amorpha fruticosa, Menodora scabra, Rhus trilobata, Lonicera albiflora, Rhus glabra
Description: Leaves thin, green with white or cream at edges; stalk 158 cm, inflorescence 53 cm; outer tepals cream or white with pale green midstripe and darker green tips, inner tepals cream or white with pale green midstripe; stigma lobe number 6, color cream or white; flower length 38 mm, diameter 43 mm, not fully opened.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: This is sheet I/II and has the flowers and inflorescence. Sheet II/II is DES 63497 and has the stalk and leaves.
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Record Id: da8726d8-6673-410f-8df3-888bac404b38
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Joni Ward jbw-416b2009-06-30
Catalog Number: DES00063496
GUID: da8726d8-6673-410f-8df3-888bac404b38
Latest Identification: Yucca elata

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Joni Ward jbw-416b2009-06-30
Catalog Number: DES00063497
Latest Identification: Yucca elata

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