ASU : Plants
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0051984
Occurrence ID (GUID): 94bc310b-b9f6-4ab2-8c6c-57472bd6e5eb
Secondary Catalog #: 232311
Taxon: Cylindropuntia x tetracantha (Toumey) Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Raul Puente   1303   
Date: 1999-04-15
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pinal County, About 15 aerial miles due east of Florence, along Withlow Ranch Road. 33*00'05'',111*17'20''.; Elev.: 2200 ft
33.0314  -111.387
Habitat: Upper Sonoran Desert on granitic substrate on mountanous topography
Associated Species: Carnegia gigantea, Prosopis juliflora, cercidium floridum, C. microphyllum, Opuntia leptocaulis, C. acanthocarpa var. major, C. fulgida, C. arbuscula, Opuntia enegelmannii var. engelmannii, O. phaeacantha, Larrea tridentata, Lycium spp, Viguiera sp.
Description: Shrub to 1.5 ft tall; fruits spiny, dry when ripe. Rare.
Reproductive Condition: fr
Notes: Det. By R. Puente
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Record Id: 94bc310b-b9f6-4ab2-8c6c-57472bd6e5eb
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Current Record
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Raul Puente 13031999-04-15
Catalog Number: ASU0051984
GUID: 94bc310b-b9f6-4ab2-8c6c-57472bd6e5eb
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x tetracantha

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
R. Puente 13031999-04-15
Catalog Number: DES00055119
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia x tetracantha

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