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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   SDSU13702   (barcode number)  image_link (to be added soon)
Original Accession No.  ?   SDSU13702
Determination  ?   Hesperoyucca whipplei 
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Hesperoyucca whipplei    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Hesperoyucca whipplei 
Nativity NATIVE 
eFlora Habit perennial herb shrub-like 
Collector & Number  ?   Dice, James C.  721
Formatted Date (MM DD YYYY) ?  September 09 1987 
Elevation (corrected)  ?   390 meters (1280 feet) 
County (verbatim)  ?   Riverside 
Locality  ?   Ca. 1.6 W of Royal Oak Ranch. T8S, R3W, northeast 1/4 of northwest 1/4 of section 35.  
Habitat  ?   Locally common on S-facing slope in inland sage scrub with Salvia apiana and Eriogonum fasciculatum. 
Morphology Notes  ?   Monocarpic perennial with crowded rosette of linear-lanceolate, green to slightly glaucous leaves with needle-like apical point. Infloreescence a stout panicle to3 m tall, ca. 25-50 mm in diameter at base. Fruit a somewhat woody, septicidal capsule. Seeds thin, black. Many of the capsules contained a small portion of seeds cemented together and hollowed out inside by the reddish-green larvae of Tegeticula maculata. Larvae were ca. 10-15 mm long. Voucher for seed collection. NOTE: Leaves on fruiting plants were dead. This leaf from nearby, non-flowering individual. 
Coordinates  ?   33.445000 -117.164720 
Uncertainty  ?   Not recorded 
Datum  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference By  ?   Not recorded 
Source  ?   Not recorded 
Georeference Note  ?   Not recorded 
Date Last Modified  ?   2021-11-17 08:04:05 
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