University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00212845
Occurrence ID (GUID): 68fe4f13-55fb-4a59-a7b2-a3a4b043b94e
Secondary Catalog #: 379812
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha Haworth
Collector: Vlad Siplivinsky   1333   
Date: 1981-06-26
Verbatim Date: 26 June 1981
Locality: United States, Colorado, Mesa, Grand Mesa Nat. For., Coal Creek Trail.
39.0119958  -108.2313675 +-1000m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: T12S R97W SEC16 NEĀ¼ & 15
Georeference Remarks: UTM used is 8400ft in T12S, R97W, S16 NE 1/4. The gnis UTM for Coal Creek Trail, however, is in T12S, R96W, S19 SE 1/4. LJ I looked on the FS map and it looks like the trail starts near the Picnic Ground and goes into section 15. I increased the CV
Elevation: 2560 meters Verbatim Elevation: 8400 ft, 2560 m
Habitat: Junction of oak and aspen belts; open aspen wood, sagebrush.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Notes: Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. ? det. Bruce D. Parfitt, 1991. Originally identified as Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & Bigelow var. Utahensis (Engelm.) L. Benson.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 84557
Record ID: e7f5416c-6a03-4546-aafc-7650133e1720
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