Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00035388
Occurrence ID (GUID): d1f48b8d-ba3a-40fc-8375-ccf5ad00fc45
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Wendy C. Hodgson and Glenn Rink (24 January 2018)
ID Remarks: det. as O. polyacantha Haw. var. polyacantha by DJ Pinkava, June 2005
ID References: Flora of North America, Intermountain Flora
Show Determination History
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   5875   
Date: 1990-08-06
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, North Rim, Point Sublime, just W of end of road.
36.195833  -112.25
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 11m 45s N; 112d 15m W; TRS: T32N R1E S2
Elevation: 2028 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6654ft.
Habitat: On top of Rim, Kaibab limestone
Associated Species: Hymenoxys acaulis, Hymenoxys richardsonii, Fallugia paradoxa, Pinus edulis, Eriogonum wrightii, Erigeron flagellaris, Artemisia tridentata, Castilleja linariifolia, Opuntia erinacea, Agave utahensis, Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Description: Growing uner Artemesia tridentata, mat-forming, one pad high, fruits spineless.
Reproductive Condition: fruit & stems
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Record ID: d1f48b8d-ba3a-40fc-8375-ccf5ad00fc45
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy Hodgson 58751990-08-06
Catalog Number: DES00035388
GUID: d1f48b8d-ba3a-40fc-8375-ccf5ad00fc45
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt
Identified by: Wendy C. Hodgson and Glenn Rink24 January 2018

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 58751990-08-06
Latest Identification: Opuntia erinacea var. utahensis (Engelm.) L. Benson

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