Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00083131
Occurrence ID (GUID): 516d8dc5-c133-41b2-9832-94b5067b8c1d
Taxon: Dasylirion wheeleri S. Wats.
Family: Asparagaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30843   
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, single (perhaps stems 2), rosette 1-1/3 m high x 1-1/2 m wide, flower stalk ca 4 m tall, inflorescence down 1/2 of stalk; staminate plant ca 15 m to east.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet 1 of 2.
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Record ID: 516d8dc5-c133-41b2-9832-94b5067b8c1d
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