University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Herbarium Vascular Plant Collection
Catalog #: 00211136
Occurrence ID (GUID): f2ef52c7-369e-42ad-bb6d-d10ba44cbe68
Secondary Catalog #: 275177
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haworth
Collector: Gregory Kunkel; Leila Shultz   212   
Date: 1973-06-21
Verbatim Date: 21 June 1973
Locality: United States, Colorado, Jefferson, Rocky Flats Site, 7 mi S of Boulder.
39.8995058  -105.1936953 +-5000m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: T2S R70W SEC 2 & 11
Georeference Remarks: I plotted the UTM on the section line of 2 and 11. There is not enough info to give a CV lower than 5 to cover both sections. RA
Habitat: On Rocky Flats Pediment.
Reproductive Condition: Flr
Notes: Opuntia polyacantha Haw. var. polyacantha, det. Bruce D. Parfitt, 1991. Original ID as Opuntia polyacantha Haw. "Starvation Cactus". Botanical Inventory of the Rocky Flats Site, U.S. Atomic Energy Commssion Contract AT (11-1)-2371, W.A. Weber, project director.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 84439
Record ID: 579d41cf-e28f-422b-b45c-eaec425a0af0
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