Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00036565
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9e87b4ff-3b34-4eec-a98b-bc019b8ac3f7
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   6836   
Date: 1992-08-01
Additional Collectors: Dave Ganci
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, midway between Manu and Buddha Temples, on top of bench.
36.160556  -112.094444
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 9m 38s N; 112d 5m 40s W
Elevation: 1981 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6500ft.
Habitat: Hermit shale with sandstone flats, tinajas and cryptogamic soil.
Associated Species: Grasses, Castilleja, Forsellesia, Heterotheca villosa-like, Petrophyton caespitosum, Cercocarpus ledifolius var. intercatus, Pinus edulis, Linum lewisii, Quercus turbinella, Quercus undulata, Agave utahensis, Rhus trilobata var. simplicifolia, Leucelene ericoides, Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia erinacea, Fraxinus anomala, Echinocereus triglochidiatus, Cercocarpus montanus
Description: Occasional in cryptogamic soil, under Pinus edulis, old flowers appearing orange, fruits yellowish-red.
Reproductive Condition: fruit & stems
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Record ID: 9e87b4ff-3b34-4eec-a98b-bc019b8ac3f7
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy Hodgson 68361992-08-01
Catalog Number: DES00036565
GUID: 9e87b4ff-3b34-4eec-a98b-bc019b8ac3f7
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.


Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 68361992-08-01
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha Haw.
Identified by: Wendy C. Hodgson, 1992

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