Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00086971
Occurrence ID (GUID): fce6659a-2f0a-4cd7-bdd6-b8a2314212d6
Taxon: Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Lucas C. Majure   6126   
Date: 2016-04-12
Additional Collectors: Raul Puente
Locality: United States, Arizona, Mohave County, off of Rd. 1035 (Sunshine Trail Rd.), ca. 10 mi S of border with Utah
36.79181  -113.39331
Elevation: 1293 meters (4241ft)
Habitat: heavy, silty-gravely soils - grassland
Associated Species: Atriplex, Erodium cicutarium, Lycium, Opuntia phaeacantha, Pleuraphis, Sphaeralcea
Description: low shrubs to 30 cm tall, spreading or to 3 pads high, spines golden (shining in the sunlight), appearing to be a putative hybrid with typical O. erinacea and O. phaeacantha; rare; flowered in cult. at DBG, tepals magenta
Reproductive Condition: flower & fruit
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Record ID: fce6659a-2f0a-4cd7-bdd6-b8a2314212d6
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Lucas C. Majure 61262016-04-12
Catalog Number: DES00086971
GUID: fce6659a-2f0a-4cd7-bdd6-b8a2314212d6
Latest Identification: Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm.

General Research Observations (SEINet)
Lucas C. Majure 61262016-04-12
Latest Identification: Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm.

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