Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00030859
Occurrence ID (GUID): fb6ad9d9-7ea2-487d-8fb2-166c21aea0bb
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   4101   
Date: 1986-04-12
Additional Collectors: Rick DeLamater
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, Fishtail Mesa, near center of mesa
36.4415  -112.569472
Verbatim Coordinates: 36d 26m 29.4s N; 112d 34m 10.1s W
Elevation: 1097 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3600ft.
Habitat: On Tonto Formation.
Associated Species: Agave utahensis, Ephedra, Juniperus, Rhus trilobata var. simplicifolia, Opuntia erinacea.
Description: Frequent along rim trail, prostrate, flowers deep pink, other light pink, pads glaucous tinged with purple, areoles tinged with purple.
Reproductive Condition: flowers & fruit
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Record ID: fb6ad9d9-7ea2-487d-8fb2-166c21aea0bb
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