Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00060771
Occurrence ID (GUID): e0c34a07-c9a9-4a53-aab8-5acd1af809d5
Taxon: Opuntia pottsii Salm-Dyck
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: L. A. McGill   7281   
Date: 2001-01-04
Locality: USA, Arizona, Cochise County, Sunisona-Ash Creek, ca. 3.25 rd mi ENE of jct AZ Rtes 191 & 181 E; just E of jct w/Dos Cabezas Rd along Chiricahua Drive, south side.
31.890533  -109.644883
Verbatim Coordinates: 31d 53.432m N; 109d 38.693m
Elevation: 1347-1350 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4420 - 4430ft.
Habitat: Loam-sandy loam soil; alluvial flats.
Associated Species: Yucca elata, grassland.
Description: Low to prostrate small clump 18'' x 36'' across, 4-8'' in height, pads 3'' wide, 4-6'' long, less than 1/2'' thick; 2-6 central spines 0.5-1.75'', small white radial spines at base of areole; dry fruit 7/8''-1.125'' in length, 1/2''-3/4'' in width, perianth abcission scar ca. 3/8'' across.
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Record ID: e0c34a07-c9a9-4a53-aab8-5acd1af809d5
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
L. A. McGill 72812001-01-04
Catalog Number: DES00060771
GUID: e0c34a07-c9a9-4a53-aab8-5acd1af809d5
Latest Identification: Opuntia pottsii Salm-Dyck

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Lyle A. McGill 72812001-01-04
Latest Identification: Opuntia pottsii Salm-Dyck

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