Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079126
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6ba27246-a25c-47e6-a41a-0d31420a23f9
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30421   
Date: 2015-06-04
Additional Collectors: Carrie Cannon, Melissa McMaster, Alicia "Tiny" Cesspooch
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, Middle Granite Narrows, across river from Bonita Creek, below Owls Eyes, river left.
36.372795  -112.478454  WGS 84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 367376E 4026313N
Elevation: 632 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2073 ft
Habitat: Desert scrub, bouldery-sandy cryptogamic soil.
Associated Species: Acacia greggii, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Yucca utahensis, Opuntia polyacantha, Achnatherum hymenoides.
Description: Occasional, 1/2 m high x 1-1/2 m wide, fruits dry.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Notes: Photos.
Specimen Images
Record ID: 6ba27246-a25c-47e6-a41a-0d31420a23f9
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