Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0294519
Occurrence ID (GUID): 5627d83e-8065-40ab-ba9d-7c10da814c64
Taxon: Yucca baccata var. vespertina McKelvey
Family: Asparagaceae
Collector: Walter Fertig   29578   
Date: 2014-05-20
Locality: USA, Arizona, Mohave, Arizona Strip: Shivwits Plateau, N of County Road 30 (Navajo Trail) above west end of Dutchman Wash, ca 0.5 miles E of Main Street Valley Road, ca 21 miles S of Utah state line. T38N R11W S14 SW4 of SW4
36.692734  -113.451515
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM 12S 280980E 4063588N NAD83
Elevation: 1579 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5180ft
Habitat: Hilaria jamesii-Stipa comata-Elymus elymoides desert grassland on stony, SW-dipping slopes of Moenkopi sandy clay with 50-80% cover of sandstone rock fragments. Vegetative cover 25-75%. Understory of Gutierrezia sarothrae, Lappula occidentalis, Sphaeralcea parvifolia, Erioneuron pulchellum
Description: Flowers opening in evening; leaves blue-green, longer and narrower than typical Yucca baccata
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Record ID: 5627d83e-8065-40ab-ba9d-7c10da814c64
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