University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00210419
Occurrence ID (GUID): 63281a48-1d45-4ad7-b11f-423084531a5b
Secondary Catalog #: 197256
Taxon: Opuntia fragilis (Nuttall) Haworth
Collector: W. A. Weber   12377   
Date: 1965-05-18
Verbatim Date: 18 May 1965
Locality: United States, Colorado, Montrose, 1.5 mi. W. of crest of Cerro Summit.
Elevation: 2316 meters Verbatim Elevation: 7600 ft, 2316 m
Habitat: Sagebrush slopes and summits.
Reproductive Condition: Veg
Notes: Hybrid of Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw. var. brachyarthra (Engelm. & Bigelow) Coulter, det. Lyman Benson 1968. / Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw. possible hybrid, det. Bruce D. Parfitt, 1991. Originally identified as Opuntia rutila Nutt. ex T. & G. Typed unsigned note reads O. fragilis var. brachyarthra x O. erinacea var. utahensis.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 84367
Record Id: 6788e7b6-7475-42b7-994e-64ef690ae7c6
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