Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079806
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6a3c7416-f495-4024-8ffe-5a0af70cd2fc
Taxon: Yucca baccata Torr.
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30373   
Date: 2015-05-21
Additional Collectors: Amy Prince
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, West end of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, west of Poverty Flat, west of jeep trail.
36.93555  -111.987273  WGS 84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 412081E 4088178N
Elevation: 1853 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6078 ft
Habitat: Great Basin pinon-juniper open woodland, sandy, on ridge.
Substrate: Navajo Sandstone.
Associated Species: Pinus edulis, Juniperus osteosperma, Yucca baileyi, Yucca baileyi X Y. baccata, Aristida purpurea, Echinocereus mohavensis, Eriogonum ovalifolium, Artemisia bigelovii, Opuntia aurea, Leptodactylon pungens, Cryptantha flava, Bouteloua gracilis, Physaria rectipes.
Description: Occasional, stems several, leaves gray-green, strongly angled in cross section, flower stalk ca 1/2 m long, inflorescence well down into leaves, flower 70(l) x 51(w) mm, fusion of tepals at base 6 mm high, outer tepal 65x25 mm, dark purple with narrow cream margin, inner tepal 60x30 mm, cream-white with slight purple flush midstripe, filament 26x3 mm long, thick, white, anthers yellow, ovary 30 mm long, light cream-chartreuse, style 12 mm long, white-cream.
Notes: Sheet 2 of 2. Photos only.
Specimen Images
Record ID: 6a3c7416-f495-4024-8ffe-5a0af70cd2fc
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