Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00059006
Occurrence ID (GUID): 52defe29-6d57-4be6-81e8-6d928a18c370
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   22055   
Date: 2007-05-29
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Utah, Washington County, Ca 0.4 miles west of Interstate 15 and freeway entrance, off of exit 30, parallel to South Ash Creek.
37.3295  -113.29155
Verbatim Coordinates: 37d 19.77m N; 113d 17.493m W
Elevation: 1303 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4278ft.
Habitat: Burned area
Associated Species: Quercus turbinella, Opuntia aurea, O. phaeacantha, O. cf. polyacantha erinacea (?), Gutierrezia sarothrae, Yucca baccata, Chamaesyce.
Description: Rare, low-growing, pads with typical erinacea spines, other pads with no spines, suggestive of O. aurea, common in area; flowers 90 mm l x 64 mm w, hypanthium 38 mm l x 22 mm w, 82 mm l x 62 mm w, hypanthium 43 mm l x 22 mm w, outer perianth dark pink with green midstripe, inner perianth dark pink, filaments dark pink, anthers light yellow, style white, stigma lobes green; pads to DBG.
Notes: sheet 1 of 3.
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Record Id: 52defe29-6d57-4be6-81e8-6d928a18c370
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 220552007-05-29
Catalog Number: DES00059006
GUID: 52defe29-6d57-4be6-81e8-6d928a18c370
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.


Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 220552007-05-29
Catalog Number: DES00059007
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 220552007-05-29
Catalog Number: DES00059008
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.

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