Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00060057
Occurrence ID (GUID): 29fde718-79e2-42a7-b49f-b983a508e831
Taxon: Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: S. Ickert-Bond   649   
Date: 1998-06-25
Additional Collectors: Marlene Bond, R. Bond, P. Reeves
Locality: USA, Arizona, Navajo County, Navajo National Monument, Campground, trailhead to Keet Seel Canyon.
36.689  -110.522
Elevation: 1524 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5000ft.
Habitat: Upper Sonoran, Pinyon-Juniper woodland.
Associated Species: Juniperus osteosperma, Pinus edulis, Ephedra, Shepherdia rotundifolia, Lesquerelia, Ipomopsis, Opuntia & Echinocercus.
Description: Little Prickly-pear, prostrate on sunny sasndy banks. Stems flattened-obvoid, one-half as thick as broad, easily detached, spines pale gray, central 2 cm long, 2 latrger radials and up to 5 very smaller ones, spreading, Glochids tan-yellow in tuffs, fruits dry, spiny. Rare.
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Record Id: 29fde718-79e2-42a7-b49f-b983a508e831
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
S. Ickert-Bond 6491998-06-25
Catalog Number: DES00060057
GUID: 29fde718-79e2-42a7-b49f-b983a508e831
Latest Identification: Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
S. Ickert-Bond 6491998-06-25
Latest Identification: Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.

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