Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00080057
Occurrence ID (GUID): f1a835a0-6909-4dd2-8529-50cad47e0d05
Taxon: Dasylirion wheeleri S. Wats.
Family: Asparagaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30511   
Date: 2015-07-09
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Santa Cruz County, Mustang Mountains, west flanks, just south of highway 82, above jeep trail and water tank.
31.6923  -110.487517
Verbatim Coordinates: 31° 41.538' N 110° 29.251' W
Elevation: 1635 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5365 ft
Habitat: Open overgrazed shrub-grassland, northwest-facing slope overlooking drainage.
Substrate: Limestone.
Associated Species: Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia cf. santa-rita, Agave palmeri, Agave schottii var. schottii, Mortonia scabrella, Sporobolus, Astrolepis cochisensis, Nolina microcarpa, Fouquieria splendens, Parthenium incanum, Dalea formosa, Cercocarpus montanus var. paucidentatus, Cylindropuntia spinosior.
Description: Frequent, plant several stemmed, trunk 1/2 m tall, stalk ca 3 m tall, inflorescence down 2/3 of stalk.
Notes: Sheet 2 of 2; photos only.
Specimen Images
Record ID: f1a835a0-6909-4dd2-8529-50cad47e0d05
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