Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00073033
Occurrence ID (GUID): d5b8f7f6-9172-4dc7-b103-edba989cce42
Taxon: Parkinsonia aculeata L.
Family: Fabaceae
Collector: S. Hunkins & K. Smith   737   
Date: 2011-05-16
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area parking area, town of Cave Creek property. Phoenix Mine tailings hill.
33.885417  -111.952267
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 53.125' N, -111° 57.136' W
Elevation: 728 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2388 ft.
Habitat: Sonoran Desert Scrub-Arizona Upland.
Associated Species: Prosopis velutina, Encelia farinosa, Baccharis sarothroides, Bebbia juncea, Nicotiana obtusifolia, Centaurea melitensis, Atriplex elegans, Eriogonum, Amsinckia, Sonchus, Mentzelia, Oncosiphon piluliferum, Cynodon dactylon.
Description: Tree, ca. 8 ft. tall. Flowers yellow with one orange petal. Occasional.
Reproductive Condition: in bloom
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Record Id: d5b8f7f6-9172-4dc7-b103-edba989cce42
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