Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00082678
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0d931b16-4009-4b45-a70a-5d1055b7f333
Taxon: Yucca baccata Torr.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   29395   
Date: 2014-04-15
Additional Collectors: Joni Ward
Locality: USA, Arizona, Gila County, Tonto National Forest, Mazatzal Mountains, within north-flowing drainage into Slate Creek, near Ord Mine, south of Highway 87.
33.95711  -111.398606
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 463171E 3757472N
Elevation: 1034 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3392 ft
Habitat: Juniper - scrub oak - Cupressus woodland, west-facing shaly/schisty-rocky slope.
Associated Species: Cercocarpus montanus, Juniperus, Cupressus arizonica, Eriogonum fasciculatum subsp. polifolium, Eriogonum wrightii, Quercus turbinella, Acacia greggii, Sphaeralcea, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Calliandra eriophylla, Dudleya saxosa subsp. collomiae, Plagiobothrys arizonicus, Cryptantha pterocarya, Delphinium, Brickellia atractyloides, Asclepias, Cirsium, Calochortus ambiguus.
Description: Uncommon, plant single, inflorescence ca 5/6 m tall, well down into leaves, flower 82 mm long, fusion of tepals at base 10 mm long, outer tepal 74(l) x 30(w) mm, cream, inner tepal 73x39 mm, cream, filament 26+4 mm long, cream, anthers yellow, ovary 60x10 mm, light cream-light chartreuse green, stylar chamber 8 mm long, cream.
Notes: Sheet 1 of 3. Photo.
Specimen Images
Record ID: 0d931b16-4009-4b45-a70a-5d1055b7f333
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