Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00065290
Occurrence ID (GUID): 22451049-27d1-4b1c-8e93-d28b03a7f17c
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Donald J. Pinkava (2008)
Collector: Wendy Hodgson   9236   
Date: 1995-06-18
Additional Collectors: Ron Hill
Locality: USA, Utah, San Juan, Sundance Trailhead into Dark Canyon Wilderness, end of Road 208A.
37.8469  -110.21325
Verbatim Coordinates: 37 50 48.84 N 110 12 47.70 W
Elevation: 1680-1680 meters (5510-5510ft)
Substrate: Red, sandy cryptogamic sandstone soil.
Associated Species: Ephedra, Atriplex canescens, A. confertifolia, Frasera albomarginata, Cowania, Yucca angustissima, Gilia gunnisonii, Sclerocactus parviflora, Hymenoxys argentea, Pinus edulis, Juniperus, Bromus rubens, Calochortus, Coleogyne ramosissima, Juniperus, Berberis, Lupinus, Oenothera pallida, Opuntia sp.
Description: Somewhat frequent, low-growing, 1 (-2) pads high, perianth pink, filaments maroon-yellow-orange, anthers yellow, style cream, stigma light green, pads to DBG.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record Id: 22451049-27d1-4b1c-8e93-d28b03a7f17c
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