Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0294018
Occurrence ID (GUID): aa6f8ffa-80a4-4490-b96c-573f576008d9
Taxon: Opuntia pottsii Salm-Dyck
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Donald J. Pinkava and Lucas C. Majure (20-May-2015)
Collector: Frankie S. Coburn   2384   
Date: 2015-04-23
Verbatim Date: 23-Apr-15
Locality: United States, Arizona, Cochise, Near cattle tank and windmill ca. 500 m N of E Grand View Rd and 850 m south of Leslie Canyon National Wildlife Refuge southern administrative boundary.
31.546083  -109.480865
Verbatim Coordinates: 31d 32.765m N; 109d 28.852m
Elevation: 1430 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4676
Habitat: Open grasslands and flats in alluvial silty loam and gravel
Associated Species: Acacia constricta, Prosopis velutina, Ambrosia sp., Hedosyne ambrosiifolia, Laennecia, Nama hispida, Verbesina encelioides, Bahia absinthifolia, Chamaesaracha sordida, Lepidium lasiocarpum, Opuntia pottsii, Parthenium incanum, Phacelia arizonica, Cryptantha spp., Allionia incarnata
Description: Caespitose low-growing with tepals budding yellow, turning solid iridescent orange at anthesis, and aging light reddish; frequent locally.
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Author: Frankie Coburn
Record ID: aa6f8ffa-80a4-4490-b96c-573f576008d9
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