University of New Mexico Herbarium
(UNM:Vascular Plants)
Catalog #: UNM0116673
Occurrence ID (GUID): 6ef3d7ce-ee75-4615-ac9e-285b54590286
Secondary Catalog #: 114530
Taxon: Opuntia pottsii Salm-Dyck
Family: Cactaceae
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Collector: J. Mygatt   291   
Date: 2007-06-12
Verbatim Date: 6/12/2007
Additional Collectors: L. Jones; G. Runyan
Locality: United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo, Albuquerque Bosque, near the Nature Center, along the Aldo Leopold Trail.
Elevation: 1521 meters Verbatim Elevation: 1521m
Habitat: Clearing off trail, on sandy cryptogamic crusts.
Associated Species: Gutierrezia sarothrae, Atriplex canescens, Oryzopsis hymenoides, Sporobolus airoides, Grusonia clavata.
Description: Flowers yellow, with reddish centers. Flowers smaller than surrounding plants. Pads smooth, no wrinkles when collected.
Preparations: Sheets - 1
Notes: Clearing off trail, on sandy cryptogamic crusts. With Gutierrezia sarothrae, Atriplex canescens, Oryzopsis hymenoides, Sporobolus airoides, Grusonia clavata. Flowers yellow, with reddish centers. Flowers smaller than surrounding plants. Pads smooth, no wr
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Record ID: 6ef3d7ce-ee75-4615-ac9e-285b54590286
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Timothy K. Lowrey (tlowrey@unm.edu)
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