Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00005704
Taxon: Agave scabra Salm-Dyck
Family: Agavaceae
Collector: Howard S. Gentry   22962   
Date: 1971-06-12
Additional Collectors: Arguelles
Locality: Mexico, Chihuahua, Ca. 16 miles SE of Cd. Chihuahua on heavily mined mountain.
28.462778  -105.782778
Elevation: 1828-2072 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 6000 - 6800ft.
Habitat: Volcanics and limestone
Description: Compact, light green, suckering rosettes with stiff, acuminate, and rather asperous leaves, abundant. Flowering shoots near towns chewed off by cattle but on distant ridges shoots in bud.
Reproductive Condition: leaf
Occurrence Remarks: Agave cf. scabra
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Record Id: 71de2e37-02e3-45b9-aaa8-81af4cb0d16a
Occurrence ID (GUID): 71de2e37-02e3-45b9-aaa8-81af4cb0d16a
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