University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00246561
Occurrence ID (GUID): 99bb3931-ac6f-4cda-90e2-a4c47d4c54e2
Secondary Catalog #: 497015
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha Haworth
Collector: C. William T. Penland; John B. Hartwell   3510   
Date: 1947-05-31
Verbatim Date: 31 May 1947
Locality: United States, Colorado, Montezuma, McElmo Creek Road, 11 mi W of Cortez.
37.3277928  -108.763216 +-10000m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: T(35)36N R17W
Georeference Remarks: I put the point approximately 11 miles W or Cortez along Road G (which runs along McElmo Creek and I am guessing is the same as McElmo Creek Road) near the border of R17W and T35/T36N at 5800ft. AAS Not much to go on for this record, the UTM seems fine w
Elevation: 1768 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5800 ft, 1768 m
Habitat: Pinon-juniper.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Notes: Opuntia polyacantha Haw., det. Bruce D. Parfitt 1991. Original ID as Opuntia rutila Nutt.? (Fls. clear magenta; pads plump, oval-elliptic in x-sec) (fruit globose).
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 84707
Record ID: e213740a-2121-477e-b33c-53e6c4a39a09
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