Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00081390
Occurrence ID (GUID): beb74b91-4f0a-4a81-9cc9-563a6ef25039
Taxon: Yucca baccata Torr.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30725   
Date: 2016-03-30
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Dawn and Don Goldman
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Tonto National Forest, Mazatzal Wilderness Area, east side of Verde River, along FS Trail 20 on Wet Bottom Mesa just east of junction with FS Trail 269.
34.176288  -111.685457
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 436830E 3781915N
Elevation: 914 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3000 ft
Habitat: Simmondsia - Cercidium floridum association, along an arroyo.
Substrate: Rocky basalt.
Associated Species: Simmondsia chinensis, Acacia greggii, Echinocereus engelmannii, Lycium, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Opuntia phaeacantha, Cercidium floridum, Sphaeralcea ambigua, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. thornberi, Bromus rubens.
Description: Occasional, this plant large, many-stemmed, flower 85(l) x 73(w) mm, fusion at base 12 mm high, outer tepal 81x32 mm, cream-white with light chartreuse midstripe, inner tepal 85x35 mm, cream-white, filaments 20+9 mm, cream-white, anthers yellow, ovary 40 mm long, white, stylar chamber 8 mm, cream-white.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Sheet 1 of 2. Photo.
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Record ID: beb74b91-4f0a-4a81-9cc9-563a6ef25039
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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