Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00089897
Occurrence ID (GUID): e42bca10-9318-4ab6-b783-1633f37d3e86
Taxon: Argemone pleiacantha Greene
Family: Papaveraceae
Collector: Setaro, D.   AZ930-358   
Date: 2017-06-28
Verbatim Date: 28 June 2017
Additional Collectors: Barron, K., Nguyen, V., Flower, C.
Locality: United States, Arizona, Maricopa, Tonto National Forest, Humbolt Mountain
33.980287  -111.797778  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12s 426309E 3760257N
Elevation: 1552 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5091ft
Habitat: Juniper woodland/grassland community on steep rocky slopes, Land Form: Hillslope; Aspect: SE, S, SW; Slope: 20.0 - 50.0(deg)
Substrate: Geology: Early Proterozoic metavolcanic rocks: Greenstone and intermediate metavolcanic rock; Soil Texture: Clay; Soil Color: 7.5 YR 5/4
Associated Species: Agave sp., Abutilon parvulum, Eragrostis lehmanniana, Eragrostis curvula, Bouteloua curtipendula, Bothriochloa barbinodis, Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Bromus rubens, Bouteloua eriopoda, Echinocereus sp., Aristida sp., Linum lewisii, Krameria erecta, Calliandra eriophylla, Calochortus kennedyi, Opuntia sp., Oenothera sp., Xanthisma gracile, Quercus turbinella, Elymus elymoides, Juniperus coahuilensis, Nolina microcarpa, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Baccharis sarothroides, Artemisia ludoviciana, Eriogonum wrightii, Cirsium neomexicanum, Stephanomeria sp.
Description: Locally infrequent perennial forb, tall with large showy flowers; white petals and many yellow stamen; leaves dissected into lobes with spiny tips; whole plant covered in prickles.
Reproductive Condition: flowering/fruiting
Notes: Seeds of Success Native Seed Collection Program
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Record ID: e42bca10-9318-4ab6-b783-1633f37d3e86
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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