University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00211045
Occurrence ID (GUID): f1fee3e4-3ec2-439e-9960-8d7519dac0b4
Secondary Catalog #: 248323
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haworth
Collector: G.K. Arp   1426F   
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: Frt
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). Handwritten note next to first annotation says, "Not Cited!".
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 84430
Record ID: d692d73f-6275-4021-8308-d0013e9e3297
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