Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00077596
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0b6267c9-21d5-4c0d-af51-8b5cab737cf5
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   27067   
Date: 2012-06-01
Additional Collectors: LIz Slauson
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino, Kaibab National Forest, Kaibab Monocline east edge, overlooking and west of Kane Ranch, between Kane Canyon and Pleasant Valley Outlet, along FSR 287.
36.562878  -112.027567
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 408049E 4046874N
Elevation: 2039 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6688 ft
Habitat: Great Basin Pinon-Juniper open woodland.
Substrate: Kaibab limestone
Associated Species: Cercocarpus intricatus, Agave utahensis kaibabensis, Petradoria pumila graminea, Ephedra viridis, Pinus edulis, Artemisia tridentata, A. bigelovii, Juniperus osteosperma, Echinocereus mojavensis, E. engelmannii fasciculatus, Psilostrophe sparsiflora, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Cylindropuntia whipplei whipplei, Opuntia polyacantha erinacea, O. cf. phaeacantha, Opuntia cf. hybrids, Coryphantha vivipara vivipara, Glossopetalon spinescens microphyllum, Tridens mutica, Yucca baccata, Physaria rectipes, Bouteloua gracilis, Elymus elymoides.
Description: Occasional low-growing prickly-pear, fresh flowers 64(l)x75(w) mm, 58x60 mm, inner tepals eaten, outer perianth green midstripe with dark rose margins, inner perianth glossy dark rose, filaments reddish yellow becoming dark yellow distally, anthers cream, style white, stigma lobes green.
Notes: Sheet 1 of 2.
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Record ID: 0b6267c9-21d5-4c0d-af51-8b5cab737cf5
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