University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin State Herbarium
Catalog #: v0382118WIS
Occurrence ID (GUID): 96e9d9f4-27d3-49ff-8958-e7335f356200
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Parfitt, Bruce D. (1991)
Collector: Trapp, Carolyn   66-76   
Verbatim Date: s.d.
Locality: United States, Texas, Jeff Davis, On saddle ridge N of McDonald Observatory, Mount Locke.
Elevation: 1829 meters Verbatim Elevation: ca. 6000 ft
Habitat: Boulders, in grass or oak litter. Oak-pinon-juniper area.
Description: Common among boulders. Pads laying along ground in chain, several branches from a common center; all pads in contact with ground, rooted, some no longer connected to center where root is tuberous. A few immature fruits.
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Record ID: 96e9d9f4-27d3-49ff-8958-e7335f356200
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Current Record
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin State Herbarium (WIS)
Trapp, Carolyn 66-76
Catalog Number: v0382118WIS
GUID: 96e9d9f4-27d3-49ff-8958-e7335f356200
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.
Identified by: Parfitt, Bruce D.1991

University of South Florida Herbarium (USF)
C. Trapp 66-76
Catalog Number: 184441
GUID: 3D8AEF37-CA71-4E84-BB0B-CF0B3A4E860E
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha Haw.
Identified by: D. J. Pinkava2003

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