Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00080161
Occurrence ID (GUID): ed4d1722-c2e2-47ca-99a4-1c4630ed3770
Taxon: cf. Agave palmeri Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30636   
Date: 2015-08-28
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Sierra Ancha Mountains, Sierra Ancha Wilderness Area, ca 3/4 mile north of Pueblo Canyon, along and on east side of FSR 203, west side of Cherry Creek, along jeep trail.
33.845273  -110.870032
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 512024E 3745008N
Elevation: 1223 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 3939 ft
Habitat: Juniper-chaparral open community, severely overgrazed.
Associated Species: Juniperus, Quercus turbinella, Agave cf. palmeri/chrysantha, Arctostaphylos, Euphorbia.
Description: Agaves locally frequent in area, variable in form, difficult to place to species, this one appearing single, stalk ca 6-1/2 m tall, 42 mm in diameter at 1-3/4 m height, maroon-purple, lateral branches ca 14-16, down 1/3 of stalk, perpendicular-ascending.
Reproductive Condition: Fruits & Seeds
Notes: Sheet 2 of 2. Photo.
Specimen Images
Record Id: ed4d1722-c2e2-47ca-99a4-1c4630ed3770
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