Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00080065
Taxon: Yucca madrensis Gentry
Family: Asparagaceae
Determiner: Wendy C. Hodgson (2020-07-05)
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Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30526   
Date: 2015-07-09
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Santa Cruz County, Mustang Mountains, north flanks, Rain Valley, just south of highway 82 along power line road.
31.7107  -110.4749
Verbatim Coordinates: 31° 42.642' N 110° 28.494' W
Elevation: 1505 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4937 ft
Habitat: Open overgrazed shrub-grassland on north-facing gentle slope.
Associated Species: Fouquieria splendens, Prosopis velutina, Dasylirion wheeleri, Nolina microcarpa, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Jatropha macrorhiza, Calylophus hartwegii, Portulaca suffrutescens, Apodanthera undulata, Conyza, Froelichia, Coryphantha vivipara var. vivipara, Croton.
Description: Rare, low-growing prickly-pear, ca 1-1/4 m x 1-1/4 m, spines conspicuously white from dark areoles, fruits immature, green with maroon-purple at apices, some red and dried up, 46(l) x 33(w) mm, 44x28 mm, 45x30 mm, 42x30 mm, 36x30 mm, 43x32 mm, 42x32 mm.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Occurrence Remarks: Sheet 2 of 2. Photos.
Specimen Images
Record Id: e15a0b6b-f3f5-4bfe-a19c-14578ab85fdd
Occurrence ID (GUID): e15a0b6b-f3f5-4bfe-a19c-14578ab85fdd
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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