University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00211011
Occurrence ID (GUID): 85e90601-a5f6-4202-9ee2-f4daec5eb304
Secondary Catalog #: 248320
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haworth
Collector: G.K. Arp   1427   
Date: 1970-08-15
Verbatim Date: 15 August 1970
Locality: United States, Colorado, Chaffee, 5 miles west of the summit of Trout Creek Pass.
38.8470449  -105.9877087 +-5000m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: I plotted the UTM 5 miles west of Trout Creek Pass along the road. RA
Elevation: 2591 meters Verbatim Elevation: 8500 ft, 2591 m
Habitat: South facing slopes with open Pinyon-Juniper community predominating.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Notes: Opuntia heacockii G.K. Arp, cited by Arp, Sida 10:207-210.1984 / Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. polyacantha, det. Bruce D. Parfitt, 1991. Original ID as Opuntia polyacantha Haw. (This is the dwarf, root sprouting form).
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 84427
Record ID: 8ed0174d-b15e-4cf3-aab9-7946213a35be
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