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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00068524
Occurrence ID (GUID): a3b39a42-dd85-4fab-b19e-70f39a1f23ed
Taxon: Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Andrew Salywon   1858   
Date: 2011-10-25
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pima County, Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, north-east of Empire Ranch Headquarters by dirt road to Cieneguita cienega.
31.777384  -110.615908
Verbatim Coordinates: 12N 536367E 3515825N Northern
Elevation: 1350 meters (4428ft)
Habitat: Semi-arid desert grassland with encroaching Prosopis velutina. Red, clay-gravel soils.
Associated Species: Prosopis velutina & grasses.
Description: Uncommon, barrel cactus to 0.75 m tall leaning slightly southward with 31 ribs & 61 green, unripe fruits. Numerous ants at extrafloral nectaries at he base of the fruits. Fresh fruits slightly laterally compressed, 39-44 l x 35-38 mm w.
Reproductive Condition: fruit
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Record Id: a3b39a42-dd85-4fab-b19e-70f39a1f23ed
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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