Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00041860
Occurrence ID (GUID): 5aa3e0ab-43d5-460c-97fa-882ce86b313d
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   10923   
Date: 1998-05-30
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, Tanner Trail, above Redwall formation.
36.06515  -111.841406
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 3.419m 29.4s N; 111d 50.316m 10.1s W
Elevation: 1697 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5570ft.
Habitat: Supai Formation.
Associated Species: Pinus edulis, Chrysothamnus nauseosus ssp. junceus, Agave utahensis kaibabensis, Sphaeralcea, Artemisia spp., Rhus trilobata var. simplicifolia, Yucca elata, Leucelene ericoides, Echinocereus fasciculatus, Echinocereus triglochidiatus, Echinocactus polycephalus, Yucca elata, Gutierrezia sarothrae
Description: Frequent low-growing cactus, perianth deep pink, style white, stigma lobes very dark green, filaments deep pink to magenta, anthers yellow; flower total length 71 mm (hypanthium 31 mm, petal length 40 mm) x 82 mm width.
Reproductive Condition: flowers & fruit
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Record ID: 5aa3e0ab-43d5-460c-97fa-882ce86b313d
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy Hodgson 109231998-05-30
Catalog Number: DES00041860
GUID: 5aa3e0ab-43d5-460c-97fa-882ce86b313d
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 109231998-05-30
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt

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