Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00081299
Occurrence ID (GUID): 27ab25d0-abcc-431e-a97c-afc8e61bb768
Taxon: Opuntia engelmannii var. flavispina (L. Benson) Parfitt & Pinkava
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: R. Puente (2016-04-01)
Collector: Raul Puente   5283-B   
Date: 2016-04-01
Additional Collectors: Wendy Hodgson
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, White Tanks Regional Park. Along Sonoran Loop and about 0.80 miles W of green gate at parking area for bike trail at end of White Tanks Road.
33.612553  -112.513692  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 36' 45.19" N 112° 30' 49.29" 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, Olneya tesota, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa.
Description: Abundant.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record Id: 27ab25d0-abcc-431e-a97c-afc8e61bb768
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