Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00082958
Occurrence ID (GUID): 7860921e-ff4f-44e3-be33-ef57221f6758
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Lucas C. Majure   5530   
Date: 2015-03-18
Locality: United States, Arizona, Mohave County, Nothing, off of Hwy. 93N, Arrastra Mts.
34.50813  -113.33408
Elevation: 936 meters (3070ft)
Habitat: shrubland, associated with large granite boulders, wash at the base of granite slopes
Substrate: granitic soils
Associated Species: Juniperus osteosperma, Yucca baccata, Prosopis, Phacelia, Melampodium, Canotia holocantha, Quercus turbinella, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Descurainia, Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia basilaris, Nolina bigelovii
Description: shrubs to 2 m tall, with large trunks, cladodes yellowish-green/glaucous; flowered 6 May 2015 in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, inner tepals yellow with greenish midribs, 2.5–1.6 cm, style 1.9 cm, stigma green, 8-lobed, pericarpel 3.6 x 2.1 cm
Reproductive Condition: flower
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Record Id: 7860921e-ff4f-44e3-be33-ef57221f6758
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Lucas C. Majure 55302015-03-18
Catalog Number: DES00082958
GUID: 7860921e-ff4f-44e3-be33-ef57221f6758
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow

General Research Observations (SEINet)
Lucas C. Majure 55302015-03-18
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow

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