Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00078502
Occurrence ID (GUID): c498f05b-c51f-4531-bdab-25312ac69d51
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   29516   
Date: 2014-05-14
Additional Collectors: Carrie Cannon, Jamie Townsend
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, below Little Colorado River and Colorado River junction, river right.
36.19309  -111.812272
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 426970E 4005671N
Elevation: 814 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2671 ft
Habitat: Desert scrub, east-facing rocky, steep slope just above river's edge.
Substrate: Limestone overlay (Muav?) over Bright Angel Shale.
Associated Species: Prosopis glandulosa, Brickellia longifolia, Encelia farinosa, Senegalia greggii, Stanleya pinnata, Galium, Tamarix, Isocoma acradenia.
Description: Occasional, plants with a tap root, stems erect, pads narrow, spines yellow.
Notes: no photos
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Record ID: c498f05b-c51f-4531-bdab-25312ac69d51
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