Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00060701
Occurrence ID (GUID): e166484b-f921-4c6d-bee2-e9ab4d48b7b8
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   23014A   
Date: 2008-05-26
Additional Collectors: Kate Watters
Locality: USA, Utah, Kane County, Paria Canyon, ca 1/2 mile south of Paria Canyon/Whitehouse Trailhead, south of highway 89, 422152E, 4101623 N, NAD 83.
37.057619  -111.875583
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: 4101623 422152 12S
Elevation: 1380 meters (4526ft)
Habitat: Pinon-juniper, sandy soil
Associated Species: Opuntia polyacantha erinacea, Sporobolus giganteus, Hesperostipa comata, Ephedra, Artemisia filifolia, Ericameria, Bromus tectorum, Fraxinus anomala, Hymenopappus filifolius, Tamarix, Achnatherum hymenoides.
Description: Occasional, local, low-growing, flowers with outer perianth green becoming reddish toward middle with cream-rose margins, inner perianth cream-white with green-rose midstripe (rose-pink flowering plants also nearby), filaments cream-yellow, anthers cream, style cream-white, stigma lobes green.
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Record ID: e166484b-f921-4c6d-bee2-e9ab4d48b7b8
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