Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00058791
Occurrence ID (GUID): ee94da78-9c67-4387-9658-19e37abb4f3a
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   22123   
Date: 2007-05-06
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, Nankoweap Canyon delta.
36.307783  -111.863483
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 18.467m N; 111d 51.809m W
Elevation: 864 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2836ft.
Habitat: Delta, sandy/rocky flats
Associated Species: Atriplex canescens, Suaeda, Prosopis glandulosa, Schismus, Bromus rubens, Tiquilia latior, Opuntia phaeacantha, O. basilaris longiareolata, O. engelmannii, O. polyacantha erinacea.
Description: Local, suggestive of hybrid nature involving O. phaeacantha, flowers 97 mm long, hypanthium 70 mm l x 30 mm w, 60 mm l x 30 mm w, 75 mm l x 30 mm w, outer perianth green with dark pink margins, inner perianth dark pink, filaments dark pink, anthers light yellow, style white, stigma light green.
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Record ID: ee94da78-9c67-4387-9658-19e37abb4f3a
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