Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00081298
Occurrence ID (GUID): c1073cbf-54fc-42ff-88d9-e8497ea8add7
Taxon: Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: R. Puente (2016-04-01)
Collector: Raul Puente   5282   
Date: 2016-04-01
Additional Collectors: Wendy Hodgson
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, White Tanks Regional Park. Along main access road about 1.0 mile N of Rest Area #3; on hillsides at both sides of road.
33.575267  -112.500317  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 34.516' N 112° 30.019' W
Habitat: Sonoran Desert scrub on hillside with eastern exposure.
Substrate: Granite.
Associated Species: Parkinsonia florida, Larrea tridentata, Encelia farinosa, Calliandra eriophylla, Ambrosia dumosa, Carnegiea gigantea, Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii, O. engelmannii var. flavispina, Prosopis velutina, Parkinsonia microphylla, Ferocactus cylindraceus, Mammillaria grahamii
Description: Shrubs to 3.5 ft tall, 5 ft widse, branches prostrated to erect. Stem segments gray-green. Spines white, despressed. Common.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record Id: c1073cbf-54fc-42ff-88d9-e8497ea8add7
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