Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00038577
Occurrence ID (GUID): e90b0993-82e7-4ad8-9a45-c088cbf4dc0f
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   8403   
Date: 1994-07-06
Additional Collectors: Denise Buchanan
Locality: USA, Utah, San Juan County, Dark Canyon, within 1 1/2 miles W of Horse Pasture Canyon.
37.782639  -109.829694
Verbatim Coordinates: 37d 46m 57.5s N; 109d 49m 46.9s W
Elevation: 2160 meters (7085ft)
Habitat: Near roadside.
Associated Species: Juniperus scopulorum, Hymenopappus filifolius, Frasera, Swertia, Penstemon, Artemisia tridentata, Cordylanthus wrightii, Pinus ponderosa, Gilia aggregata, Cirsium wheeleri
Description: Occasional, low-growing, 1 (-2) pads high, flowers yellow, hypanthium narrow, pic 28.
Reproductive Condition: fruit & stems
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Record ID: e90b0993-82e7-4ad8-9a45-c088cbf4dc0f
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