Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0051890
Occurrence ID (GUID): e2facd76-1929-472b-ad07-cbaff29c745e
Secondary Catalog #: 186537
Taxon: Opuntia spinosior (Engelm.) Toumey
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D. J. Pinkava, 1993
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   6315   
Date: 1991-07-26
Locality: USA, Arizona, Santa Cruz, Santa Rita Mountains; Agua Caliente Trail; adjacent to Rattlesnake Canyon; ca. 1 mile east of trailhead and road to KZAZ TV tower
31.6877  -110.901 +-700m.
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T20S R14E S15 15-16 boundary
Elevation: 1664 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5460ft
Associated Species: Cirsium, Artemesia ludoviciana, Juniperus deppeana, Fouquieria splendens, Pellaea, Cheilanthes aurea, Mimosa biuncifera
Description: Big, sprawling shrub; at least 8 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide; loaded with fat juicy fruits with a bizarre fat parying mantis-type on fruit
Reproductive Condition: fruit
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Record ID: e2facd76-1929-472b-ad07-cbaff29c745e
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 63151991-07-26
Catalog Number: ASU0051890
GUID: e2facd76-1929-472b-ad07-cbaff29c745e
Latest Identification: Opuntia spinosior (Engelm.) Toumey
Identified by: D. J. Pinkava, 1993

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy Hodgson 63151991-07-26
Catalog Number: DES00035413
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia versicolor (Engelm. Ex J. M. Coult.) Knuth

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