Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00063595
Occurrence ID (GUID): b68736ae-4e45-4ef7-be60-723e0109bf2c
Secondary Catalog #: CANY 31560
Taxon: Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   24070   
Date: 2009-06-17
Additional Collectors: Kirti Mathura, Rosa Crespo, Scott McMahon, Frank Insana
Locality: USA, Utah, San Juan County, Canyonlands National Park, along Salt Creek Trail south of All American Man, 609767 E, 4209498 N, NAD 83/84
38.026539  -109.749342
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: 4209498 609767 12S
Elevation: 1751 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5747ft.
Habitat: Pinon-juniper, cryptogamic soil
Associated Species: Pinus edulis, Juniperus osteosperma, Yucca baccata, Rhus trilobata, Krascheninnikovia lanata, Berberis fremontii, Sphaeralcea, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Opuntia cf phaeacantha, O. fragilis, Atriplex canescens, Astragalus newberryi, Chrysopsis villosa, Artemisia tridentata, Bouteloua, Echinocereus triglochidiatus.
Description: Common, flowers 73(l)x77(w) mm, 73x54 mm, 76x74 mm, outer perianth light yellow with light green midstripe, reddish tip, inner perianth yellow with red-orange basally, filaments pink-red, anthers light cream, style white, stigma lobes green.
Notes: sheet 2 of 2.
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Record Id: b68736ae-4e45-4ef7-be60-723e0109bf2c
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 240702009-06-17
Catalog Number: DES00063595
GUID: b68736ae-4e45-4ef7-be60-723e0109bf2c
Latest Identification: Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 240702009-06-17
Catalog Number: DES00063594
Latest Identification: Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.

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