Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00061306
Occurrence ID (GUID): 817b2d35-b844-4de6-9309-3e47aa16ce06
Taxon: Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   22961   
Date: 2008-05-10
Additional Collectors: Daniela Roth, Roberta Motter, Liz Montague, Becky Jo Armstrong, Kathy Howe
Locality: USA, Utah, San Juan County, Dark Canyon Plateau, above and to west of Bowdie Canyon.
37.922067  -110.10165
Verbatim Coordinates: 37d 55.324m N; 110d 6.099m W; UTM: 419930957886212S
Elevation: 1941 meters (6366ft)
Habitat: Pinon-Juniper, cryptogamic sandy soil
Associated Species: Pinus edulis, Juniperus, Petradoria pumila, Symphoricarpos, Cryptanths capitata, Townsendia, Ephedra, Artemisia tridentata, O. fragilis.
Description: Frequent, low-growing and trailing, stems thick.
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Record Id: 817b2d35-b844-4de6-9309-3e47aa16ce06
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