Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00035815
Occurrence ID (GUID): 116c89f1-495a-42ef-bdbd-c3c278e9e429
Taxon: Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (DC.) Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   31152   
Date: 2017-01-29
Additional Collectors: Heidi Fischer, Taylor James, Josh Haunschild
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pima County, BLM, east of Burro Gap, along Ten Mile Wash, south end/foothills of Batamote Mountains, just north of pipeline road.
32.399098  -112.710507
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 339127E 3585961N
Elevation: 539 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1769 ft
Habitat: Lower Colorado River Valley subdivision, Sonoran Desert desert scrub flats adjacent to wash.
Substrate: Sandy loam, stony alluvium.
Associated Species: Larrea tridentata, Carnegia gigantea, Olneya tesota, Echinocereus engelmannii, Krameria, Cylindropuntia cf. acanthocarpa, Cylindropuntia arbuscula.
Description: Locally common low, sprawling shrub ca 2-2/3 m wide x 1 m high, mature fruits light red, proliferating into another fruit, 17(l) x 8(w) mm, 16x8 mm, 10x8 mm, 14x17.5 mm, 16x8 mm.
Reproductive Condition: Fruit
Notes: Sheet 1 of 2.
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Record Id: 116c89f1-495a-42ef-bdbd-c3c278e9e429
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