Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00060115
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3cb13ac6-1e13-4c24-90e3-5f43880f47a1
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Donald J. Pinkava
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Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   7446   
Date: 1993-08-06
Additional Collectors: Denise Buchanan
Locality: USA, Utah, San Juan County, Muley Point, on edge of high plateau, ca 5 miles north of Goosenecks State Park, south of state highway 261.
37.233056  -109.993333
Elevation: 1981 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6500ft.
Habitat: Cryptogamic Navajo sandstone
Associated Species: Ephedra, Juniperus, Artemisia tridentata.
Description: Frequent on sandy hummocks, plants 1-2 pads high, rhizomes thick, heavily loaded with large glochids under soil surface.
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Record ID: 3cb13ac6-1e13-4c24-90e3-5f43880f47a1
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