Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00066422
Occurrence ID (GUID): a4de55a5-4ea3-4a14-be81-ef6dddce7eaf
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   25103   
Date: 2010-05-21
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Nevada, Clark County, Southeast end of McCullough Range near New York Mountains west of Searchlight north of Route 164, 11S 669010 E, 3931597 N, NAD 83/84
35.513583  -115.136256
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: 3931597 669010 11S; 11S 669010E 3931597N
Elevation: 1511 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4960ft.
Habitat: South-facing rocky-granitic rhyolitic(?) slope
Associated Species: Coleogyne ramosissima, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Sphaeralcea, Ferocactus cylindraceus, Echinocereus engelmannii engelmannii, Mirabilis multiflora, Yucca baccata, Y. schidigera, Y. jaegeriana, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Eriogonum fasciculatum.
Description: Occasional, low-growing, flowers 60(l) x 80(w) mm, 60x72 mm, outer perianth rose-brown with light yellow margins, inner perianth light yellow, glossy, filaments light chartreuse-cream-white, anthers light yellow, style white, stigma lobes dark green.
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Record ID: a4de55a5-4ea3-4a14-be81-ef6dddce7eaf
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 251032010-05-21
Catalog Number: DES00066422
GUID: a4de55a5-4ea3-4a14-be81-ef6dddce7eaf
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.

University of Nevada Herbarium (RENO:V)
W.C. Hodgson 251032010-05-21
Catalog Number: 71162
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.

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