University of New Mexico Herbarium
(UNM:Vascular Plants)
Catalog #: UNM0117367
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1a4001d8-3ac6-4115-a370-abe2321a6d77
Secondary Catalog #: 7938
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Show Determination History
Collector: E.F. Castetter   302   
Date: 1952-07-20
Verbatim Date: 7/20/1952
Locality: United States, New Mexico, Sandoval, Mesa between top of Rio Grande slope and Rio Puerco breaks.
Habitat: Very common.
Description: Joints reddish color.
Preparations: Sheets - 1
Notes: Very common. Joints reddish color. Hybrid form apparently a mixture with var. trichophora.
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Record ID: 1a4001d8-3ac6-4115-a370-abe2321a6d77
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