Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00034219
Occurrence ID (GUID): b687616c-2a2b-4168-859a-22301435e3d4
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   5866   
Date: 1990-08-05
Additional Collectors: Dave Ganci
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, below North Rim, 3/4 mile NNE of northern base of Confuscius Temple.
36.190556  -112.208333
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 11m 26s N; 112d 12m 30s W; TRS: T33N R2E S31
Elevation: 1950 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6400ft.
Habitat: On Hermit Shale - Coconino Sandstone formations
Associated Species: Cercocarpus ledifolius, Cercocarpus montanus, Juniperus, Arenaria, Yucca baccata, Pinus edulis, Arctostaphylos pungens, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Eriogonum microthecum, Echinocereus triglochidiatus, Agave utahensis, Ephedra nevadensis, Amelanchier utahensis, Quercus undulata, Quercus turbinella, Opuntia erinacea
Description: Common in cryptogamic soil.
Reproductive Condition: stems
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Record ID: b687616c-2a2b-4168-859a-22301435e3d4
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