University of New Mexico Herbarium
(UNM:Vascular Plants)
Catalog #: UNM0116580
Occurrence ID (GUID): f8d0b604-3926-479e-944d-222c0e62c4aa
Secondary Catalog #: 33261
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. rufispina (Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm.) L. Benson
Family: Cactaceae
Show Determination History
Collector: P. Pierce   1758   
Date: 1963-04-10
Verbatim Date: 4/10/1963
Locality: United States, New Mexico, Rio Arriba, 3.3 mi. south of junction of highway going into Tierra Amarilla from south. Rio Chama drainage system.
36.63709477  -106.55014036 +-827m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: Type I: Sufficient direction(s), distance(s) by road(s) or vector(s), and named place(s) to locate. There are many highways coming together near Tierra Amarilla. Chose the junction of Highways 84 and 162, and point made 3.3 miles S of the junction.
Habitat: In yellow pine-pinyon pine tension zone.
Preparations: Sheets - 1
Notes: In yellow pine-pinyon pine tension zone.
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Record ID: f8d0b604-3926-479e-944d-222c0e62c4aa
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Timothy K. Lowrey (
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