Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00082534
Occurrence ID (GUID): 445cb21b-ad54-479a-9cbb-2176d74bdaee
Taxon: Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Lucas C. Majure
Collector: Lucas C. Majure   5428   
Date: 2014-10-27
Additional Collectors: Joe McAuliffe
Locality: United States, Nevada, Clarke, 8.2 air km E of Nipton, CA in E-W mountain range just S of Nipton Rd. and W of Crescent Peak
35.4645  -115.1852  WGS
Elevation: 1481 meters (4858ft)
Habitat: shrubland, N-facing slope
Substrate: metamorphic rock in silty soils
Associated Species: Yucca baccata, Y. schidigera and intermediates, Menodora spinescens, Bouteloua eriopoda, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Hilaria jamesii, Muhlenbergia porteri, Sphaeralcea, Eriogonum
Description: spreading shrubs forming colonies to 2 m diameter, cladodes erect to ascending, with long, hair-like spines, fruit a dry and spiny; 1000s of plants in area; common
Reproductive Condition: fruit
Notes: material taken for DNA and chromosome studies
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Record Id: 445cb21b-ad54-479a-9cbb-2176d74bdaee
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Lucas C. Majure 54282014-10-27
Catalog Number: DES00082534
GUID: 445cb21b-ad54-479a-9cbb-2176d74bdaee
Latest Identification: Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm.
Identified by: Lucas C. Majure


General Research Observations (SEINet)
Lucas C. Majure 54282014-10-27
Latest Identification: Opuntia erinacea Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm.
Identified by: Lucas C. Majure

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