Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00044863
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0fd7b9ea-58aa-4d67-a4e1-1f93e95886ef
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Donald J. Pinkava 6/29/05
Collector: W. Hodgson   11338   
Date: 1999-03-16
Locality: USA, Arizona, Mohave County, Grand Canyon National Park, off North Rim, Lava Falls Trail, at Lava Falls
36.1974  -113.0818
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 11.844m N; 113d 4.908m W
Elevation: 830 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2726ft.
Habitat: volcanic scree
Associated Species: Larrea tridentata, Ferocactus cylindraceus, Encelia farinosa, Eriogonum inflatum, Opuntia polyacantha, Ferocactus cylindraceus, Pluchea sericea, Baccharis sarothroides, Prosopis, Bebbia juncea, Perityle emoryi, grasses
Description: Frequent, low-growing, perianth light pink, the outermost with olive green midstrip, stigma lobes olive green, style cream, filaments pink, anthers yellow-cream
Reproductive Condition: flower
Notes: flowers collected 3/24/99; these with perianth width 60 mm. Flower height 24 mm, hypanthium width 22 mm
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Record ID: 0fd7b9ea-58aa-4d67-a4e1-1f93e95886ef
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