Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00073602
Taxon: Yucca baccata Torr.
Family: Asparagaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   28495   
Date: 2013-05-19
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino, Grand Canyon National Park, along Thunder River Trail, on Esplanade, south of junction with Bill Hall Trail.
36.409786  -112.46265  NAD 83/WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 368856E 4030395N
Elevation: 1625 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5331 ft
Habitat: Pinon pine - Utah juniper open woodland, sandy cryptogamic soil
Substrate: Esplanade Sandstone of Supai Formation
Associated Species: Pinus edulis, Juniperus osteosperma, Shepherdia rotundifolia, Forsellesia nevadensis, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Ephedra aspera, Eriogonum alatum, Nolina cf. microcarpa, Cryptantha confertiflora, Hymenopappus filifolia, Rhus trilobata simplicifolia, Quercus xpauciloba, Agave utahensis utahensis, Hesperostipa, Psilostrophe sparsiflora, Chrysopsis villosa.
Description: Occasional, single, inflorescence paniculate, starting within leaves, 2/3 m long, flower 110(l) x 60(w) mm, outer tepal 98x25 mm, cream-light yellow with maroon flush, inner tepal 88x30 mm, cream-light yellow, fusion 9 mm, stamen 56 mm long (53+3), light cream, anthers yellow, ovary 67 mm long, light chartreuse-cream, style 4 mm long, cream.
Occurrence Remarks: Sheet 1 of 2. Photos.
Specimen Images
Record Id: a06e24dd-deb2-4be2-b923-2dbf0f771929
Occurrence ID (GUID): a06e24dd-deb2-4be2-b923-2dbf0f771929
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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