University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00212662
Occurrence ID (GUID): ff3b8626-c8c4-4957-a3dd-1359f09897a6
Secondary Catalog #: 28893
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haworth
Collector: William A. Weber   3357   
Date: 1947-05-18
Verbatim Date: 18 May 1947
Locality: United States, Colorado, Garfield, 5 mi. n. of Rifle along Government Creek.
39.6055368  -107.803777 +-5000m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: I plotted the UTM 5 miles north of Rifle along Government Creek. RA
Elevation: 1768 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5800 ft, 1768 m
Habitat: West-facing slope, clay soil, pinon-juniper.
Reproductive Condition: Veg
Notes: Opuntia polyacantha Haw., det. Lyman Benson, 1968. / Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. rufispina (Engelm. et Bigelow) L. Benson, det. G. K. Arp, 1972. / Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. polyacantha, det. Bruce D. Parfitt, 1991. Originally identified as Opuntia polyacantha Haw.
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Record ID: 02a1a48f-530d-4ded-8087-54570a556313
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