OTHER 20th CENTURY BOTANICAL ARTISTS
OF THE SONORAN DESERT
-- MATTHEW B. JOHNSON --

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Exhibit Item 89

Nolina bigelovii Nolikna matapensis Fouquieria columnaris Yucca arizonica Yucca elata Yucca grandiflora Yucca madrensis

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Comparison of various trees of Sonora, Mexico,
from the Beargrass, Agave and Ocotillo Families

Illustration compares the growth habit and appearance of Fouquieria columnaris, two Nolina species and four Yucca species.

Top Row, from Left:
Nolina bigelovii, Desert tree-beargrass
Nolina matapensis, Sonoran tree-beargrass
Fouquieria columnaris, Boojum

Bottom Row, from Left:
Yucca arizonica, Arizona yucca
Yucca elata, Soaptree yucca
Yucca grandiflora, Datil
Yucca madrensis, Spanish bayonet

Artist: © Matthew B. Johnson
Pen and Ink
Trees of Sonora, Mexico, 2001