Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00053285
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7dd90baf-0816-437d-ab9f-68966471882a
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   16960   
Date: 2003-05-04
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Coconino National Forest, Pads originally collected by W. Hodgson, from Blue Ridge Reservoir, 4.95 miles east of highway 87 along FSR 751, 28 August 1998.
34.55748  -111.196867
Verbatim Coordinates: 34d 33.449m N; 111d 11.812m W
Elevation: 2012 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 6600ft.
Description: Low growing plant, about 2 pads high, pads bluish-green, flowers 60x60 mm, outer perianth light yellow with light green midrib, inner tepals same but faint maroon-brown towards base within, filaments light chartreuse-green-cream, anthers light yellow, stigma lobes 4, light chartreuse green.
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Record Id: 7dd90baf-0816-437d-ab9f-68966471882a
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