Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00086708
Occurrence ID (GUID): 30978eb9-cdbb-49cc-b508-de4a299ea746
Taxon: Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Lucas C. Majure   5584   
Date: 2015-03-26
Additional Collectors: Terrence C. Majure
Locality: United States, Texas, Mason, Off of Hwy. 29 E (S), ca. 6 km NW of Grit
30.81588  -99.37046
Elevation: 591 meters (1938ft)
Habitat: sandy-silty soils with lots of iron rock outcropping, soils red
Associated Species: Berberis trifoliata, Cryptantha, Cylindropuntia leptocaulis, Juniperus, Quercus stellata, Q. virginiana, Robinia pseudoacacia
Description: clump-forming, low shrubs, slightly spreading (like O. fusco-atra form), flowered 6 May 2015 in cultivation at DBG, inner tepals yellow with red bases, 3.6-4 x 2.4-2.8 cm, pericarpel 3.4-4.6 x 1.3-1.4 cm, style 2 cm, stigma lobes light green, 7-lobed; forming large colony in area
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
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Record Id: 30978eb9-cdbb-49cc-b508-de4a299ea746
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Lucas C. Majure 55842015-03-26
Catalog Number: DES00086708
GUID: 30978eb9-cdbb-49cc-b508-de4a299ea746
Latest Identification: Opuntia macrorhiza

General Research Observations (SEINet)
Lucas C. Majure 55842015-03-26
Latest Identification: Opuntia macrorhiza

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