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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0085075
Secondary Catalog #: 101188
Taxon: Agave deserti var. simplex (Gentry) W.C.Hodgs. & Reveal
Family: Asparagaceae
Determiner: Ron Parker (June 2015)
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Collector: M. Butterwick   3989   
Date: 1978-05-24
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, Arrastra Mountain southeast 7.5' Quad., in immediate vicinity of Anderson Mine.
34.3104  -113.268 +-700m.
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T11N R10W S11 SW4
Elevation: 610 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2000ft
Habitat: Mohave Desert Shrub. Chopin Wash Formation.
Associated Species: Canotia, Yucca brevifolia, Ambrosia dumosa.
Description: Locally common.
Reproductive Condition: fruit
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Record Id: 32d12a47-1d2a-4a59-bcc9-10705ce65907
Occurrence ID (GUID): 32d12a47-1d2a-4a59-bcc9-10705ce65907
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Current Record
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
M. Butterwick 39891978-05-24
Catalog Number: ASU0085075
GUID: 32d12a47-1d2a-4a59-bcc9-10705ce65907
Latest Identification: Agave deserti var. simplex
Identified by: Ron ParkerJune 2015

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
M. Butterwick 39891978-05-24
Catalog Number: DES00026923
Latest Identification: Agave mckelveyana


GeeS posted 2015-06-25 23:47:18
All Agaves in the vicinity of Anderson Mine are A. deserti v. simplex, and not A. mckelveyana.

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