Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00086743
Occurrence ID (GUID): 27576906-40f1-48dd-ab6f-46fc9eeef187
Taxon: Opuntia pottsii Salm-Dyck
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Lucas C. Majure   5647   
Date: 2015-03-30
Additional Collectors: Terrence C. Majure
Locality: United States, Texas, Brewster, Alpine, at the corner of Hwy. 118 N and E Harnett Rd.
30.3744  -103.66889
Elevation: 889 meters (2916ft)
Habitat: vacant lot in town in silty soils
Associated Species: Acourtia, Chenopodium, Corydalis, Descurainia, Lepidium, Physaria
Description: small, inconspicuous shrubs with primary trunk and large tuberous roots; pericarpel 3.4-4.5 x 0.8-1 cm, inner tepals dark pink, 3.6 x 2.4 cm, style 2-2.3 cm, stigma lobes 5-6, light green; fruit long clavate, pinkish-green at maturity
Reproductive Condition: flower & fruit
Notes: Photos.
Specimen Images
Record ID: 27576906-40f1-48dd-ab6f-46fc9eeef187
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Lucas C. Majure 56472015-03-30
Catalog Number: DES00086743
GUID: 27576906-40f1-48dd-ab6f-46fc9eeef187
Latest Identification: Opuntia pottsii Salm-Dyck

General Research Observations (SEINet)
Lucas C. Majure 56472015-03-30
Latest Identification: Opuntia pottsii Salm-Dyck

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