Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00040083
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2de7d8e3-edd5-49ae-b791-c147f02e0e85
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Donald Pinkava (2008)
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   9229   
Date: 1995-06-18
Additional Collectors: Ron Hill
Locality: USA, Utah, San Juan County, On Road 208A ca 3/4 mi south of Sundance Trailhhead into Dark Canyon Wilderness.
37.833333  -110.213333
Verbatim Coordinates: 37d 50m N; 110d 12.8m W
Elevation: 1680 meters (5510ft)
Habitat: Red, sandy, cryptogamic sandstone soil.
Associated Species: Ephedra, Atriplex canescens, Atriplex confertifolia, Coleogyne ramossima, Juniperus, Berberis, Lupinus, Oenothera pallida, Opuntia sp.
Description: Locally frequent, low-growing, 1(-2) pads high, perianth maroon, filaments maroon, anthers cream, style cream, stigma green. Live plants to DBG.
Reproductive Condition: flower & fruit
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Record ID: 2de7d8e3-edd5-49ae-b791-c147f02e0e85
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