Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00060133
Occurrence ID (GUID): a5b924f0-e1f8-439d-a4a7-b3d680173a89
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: S. Ickert-Bond   647   
Date: 1998-06-25
Additional Collectors: Marlene Bond, R. Bond, P. Reeves
Locality: USA, Arizona, Navajo County, Navajo National Monument, Campground, trailhead to Keet Seel Canyon.
36.689  -110.522
Elevation: 1524 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5000ft.
Habitat: Upper Sonoran, Pinyon-Juniper woodland.
Associated Species: Juniperus osteosperma, Pinus edulis, Ephedra, Shepherdia rotundifolia, Lesquerella, Ipomopsis, Opuntia & Echinocereus.
Description: Prickly-pear, many-spined, very prostrate, one long recurved central spine and up to shorter radial ones, grary. Glochids skightly yellow in tuffs above, Fruit red-purple, spiny
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Record ID: a5b924f0-e1f8-439d-a4a7-b3d680173a89
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