Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00080219
Occurrence ID (GUID): 62c0202e-f289-40f7-9a20-cab747308505
Taxon: Yucca arizonica McKelvey
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   29398   
Date: 2014-04-16
Additional Collectors: Ries Lindley
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pinal County, Tortolita Mountains, near Cochie Spring, upper Cochie Canyon.
32.523873  -111.075388
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 492920E 3598508N
Elevation: 1113 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3653 ft
Habitat: Arizona Upland Sonoran Desert high scrub, northnorthwest-facing rocky slope.
Substrate: Siliceous granite.
Associated Species: Acacia greggii, Ericameria laricifolia, Sphaeralcea ambigua, Lycium, Anisacanthus thurberi, Cercidium floridum, Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia phaeacantha, Ambrosia ambrosioides, Fouquieria splendens, Carnegiea gigantea, Acourtia wrightii, Prosopis velutina, Brickellia coulteri, Cirsium neomexicanum, Elymus elymoides.
Description: Occasional, stems 13, much branched, small trunk, inflorescence paniculate, ca 2/3 m high, flowers well down into leaves, past flowering; old flower tl=86 mm, outer tepal 85(l) x 21(w) mm, inner tepal 76 x 23 mm, stamen 35+4 mm, ovary 42 mm long, stylar chamber 5 mm long.
Notes: Sheet 2 of 2; photos only.
Specimen Images
Record ID: 62c0202e-f289-40f7-9a20-cab747308505
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