Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00071027
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4dc9aace-9b54-4028-afeb-965bcc8eff16
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   25141   
Date: 2010-05-29
Additional Collectors: Larry Hufford
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, between Ribbon Falls and Upper Ribbon Falls along creek
36.161616  -112.058225
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 404818E 4002393N
Elevation: 1220 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3994ft
Habitat: Riparian desert scrub on first terrace above creek
Substrate: Gravelly-sandy flats
Associated Species: Frangula betulifolia obovata, Juniperus osteosperma, Quercus turbinella, Quercus arizonica, Populus fremontii, Baccharis salicifolia, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Artemisia ludoviciana, Chaetopappa ericoides.
Description: Fairly frequent low-growing prickly-pear
Notes: photos
Specimen Images
Record ID: 4dc9aace-9b54-4028-afeb-965bcc8eff16
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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