Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00072927
Occurrence ID (GUID): d397c0c6-8a84-45ff-a641-4bfd0c8f3ed9
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   26231   
Date: 2011-06-20
Additional Collectors: Glenn Rink, Barb Phillips, Susan and Bill Ahearn, Don Witter, Jerilee Grandy
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino, Grand Canyon National Park, North Rim, Walhalla Plateau, just west of Greenland benchmark.
36.122183  -111.964355
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 413218E 3997931N Northern
Elevation: 2390 meters Verbatim Elevation: 7850ft
Habitat: Pinus ponderosa open glade, limestone substrate
Associated Species: Pinus ponderosa, Quercus gambelii, Pinus edulis, Artemisia carruthii, Crepis occidentalis, Tetraneurus acaulis, Bromus tectorum, Poa fendleri, Elymus elymoides, Purshia stansburiana, Linum lewisii, Calochortus, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Bouteloua gracilis.
Description: Uncommon, local, flowers 74(l)x72(w) mm, 70x62 mm, outer perianth pink with greenish midstripe, inner perianth pink, 41x32 mm, broadly obovate, filaments dark rose-pink, anthers cream-white, style white, stigma lobes dark green.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Photos.; Native
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Record ID: d397c0c6-8a84-45ff-a641-4bfd0c8f3ed9
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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