Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0085139
Occurrence ID (GUID): 06cc61b9-9903-454a-91ea-395875c0ee5f
Secondary Catalog #: 186519
Taxon: Agave palmeri Engelm.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   6312   
Date: 1991-07-26
Locality: USA, Arizona, Santa Cruz, Santa Rita Mountains, Agua Caliente Trail, adjacent to Rattlesnake Canyon, ca 1/4 mi east of trailhead and road to KZAZ TV Tower.
31.6877  -110.918 +-700m.
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T20S R14E S16 center upper 1/2
Elevation: 1500 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4960ft
Associated Species: Eysenhardtia orthocarpa, Cheilanthes aurea, Ericameria, Muhlenbergia (tall sp.), Yucca schottii, Quercus emoryi, Rhus choriophylla, Mimosa biuncifera, Juniperus deppeana, Erythrina flabelliformis
Description: Single, small plant, stalk only 7 ft tall, one next to it (not part of this one) with stalk to 25 ft tall, leaves green-gray tinged with purple. Flowers with much nectar pre-anthesis and during anthesis, slightly angled stout ovulary lime green, tepal yellow flecked with maroon towards tip, slightly clasping, tepal tip fuzzy brown, filaments flecked with maroon, style flecked to almost solid maroon, pollen yellow, anthers yellow.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: 06cc61b9-9903-454a-91ea-395875c0ee5f
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 63121991-07-26
Catalog Number: ASU0085139
GUID: 06cc61b9-9903-454a-91ea-395875c0ee5f
Latest Identification: Agave palmeri Engelm.

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy Hodgson 63121991-07-26
Catalog Number: DES00035414
Latest Identification: Agave palmeri Engelm.

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