Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00072910
Occurrence ID (GUID): 810e724a-27d9-48fb-b4c7-231f94807aed
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   26258   
Date: 2011-06-22
Additional Collectors: Glenn Rink, Barb Phillips, Susan and Bill Ahearn, Don Witter, Jerilee Grandy
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino, Grand Canyon National Park, North Rim, east side of Walhalla Plateau, Naji (Natchi) Point.
36.173883  -111.925837
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 416739E 4003632N Northern
Elevation: 2490 meters Verbatim Elevation: 8181ft
Habitat: Limestone east-facing cliff edge
Associated Species: Pinus edulis, Poa fendleriana, Cercocarpus ledifolius, C. intricatus, C. ledifolius x C. intricatus, Purshia stansburiana, Amelanchier utahensis, Penstemon linarioides, Tetraneurus acaulis.
Description: Frequent at point, flower 74(l) x 90(w) mm, inner perianth 36x32 mm, broadly obovate, lacerate at apices, outer perianth pink with green-brown midstripe, inner perianth pink, filaments rose-magenta, anthers cream-yellow, style white, stigma lobes green; flowered 28 June, 60x84 mm, rotate, colors same; flowered 30 June 2011: 60x71 mm, colors ibid.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Photos.; native
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Record ID: 810e724a-27d9-48fb-b4c7-231f94807aed
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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