Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00073599
Occurrence ID (GUID): d64919a3-704b-4695-8879-f0d49a63b33e
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   28473   
Date: 2013-05-16
Additional Collectors: Larry Hufford, Steve Munroe, Bill and Susan Ahearn, Amanda Sahli, Thea Gavin, Eugene Giuliano, Kirk Wasson, Anders Lofqvist
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino, Grand Canyon National Park, along Tapeats Creek.
36.390383  -112.426474  NAD 83/WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 372068E 4028194N
Elevation: 872 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2860 ft
Habitat: Desert scrub-riparian, north facing rocky slope
Substrate: Dox Formation beneath Tapeats Sandstone
Associated Species: Sphaeralcea ambigua, Ephedra aspera, Hesperostipa, Pascopyrum smithii, Brickellia longifolia, Senegalia greggii, Galium stellatum, Acourtia wrightii, Nolina cf. microcarpa, Artemisia carruthii.
Description: Occasional, single trunk, plant 1-3/4 m tall, fresh flowers 76(l)x38(w) mm, 75x45 mm, 74x38 mm, 77x48 mm, outer perianth yellow with light green broad midstripes, inner perianth yellow.
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Record ID: d64919a3-704b-4695-8879-f0d49a63b33e
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