Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00083133
Occurrence ID (GUID): 062c2780-d9f6-4fc0-af4a-95394b3ec802
Taxon: Dasylirion wheeleri S. Wats.
Family: Asparagaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30842   
Date: 2016-07-01
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Pinal Mountains, north foothills, along FSR 651 just southwest of junction with FSR 55.
33.335883  -110.829379
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 515878E 3688537N
Elevation: 1383 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4536 ft
Habitat: Chaparral, east-facing rocky-stony slope.
Substrate: Granitic-rhyolitic?
Associated Species: Arctostaphylos pungens, Quercus turbinella, Quercus emoryi, Ceanothus greggii, Nolina microcarpa, Yucca baccata, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Baccharis sarothroides, Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Agave chrysantha.
Description: Frequent to occasional, rosette 1-1/2 m high x 1-1/3 m wide, stems several, 2 stems flowering, flower stalk ca 2-2/3 m tall, inflorescence down 2/3 of stalk; pistillate plant ca 15 m to west.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: 062c2780-d9f6-4fc0-af4a-95394b3ec802
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