UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA HERBARIUM
BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION COLLECTION
-- WORKS BY PATRICIA MASON --

Exhibit Item 53

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Erythrina flabelliformis
Coral bean

Illustrator: © Patricia Mason
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Livestock-Poisoning Plants of Arizona, 1968
Trees and Shrubs of Southwest Deserts, 1981

From the Collection of the
University of Arizona Herbarium

Exhibit Item 54

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Nolina microcarpa
Beargrass, Sacahuista

Illustrator: © Patricia Mason
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From the Collection of the
University of Arizona Herbarium


Nolina microcarpa, or beargrass, is not a grass but is related to Yucca and Agave. The leaves are harvested and used in basket making.