University of New Mexico Herbarium
(UNM:Vascular Plants)
Catalog #: UNM0131389
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0e81cc8b-4037-487f-8e5f-4103eee19edb
Secondary Catalog #: BAND0633; 15819
Taxon: Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Jacobs, Brian F.   4164   
Date: 1988-06-12
Locality: United States, New Mexico, Sandoval, Lummis and Alamo Canyons at Rio Grande, Lower White Rock Canyon Lower Alamo trail on mesa immediately west of Alamo Canyon, ca. 2 miles N of Rio Grande.
35.72035643  -106.2830422
Habitat: dry mesas
Description: Segmented cactus, trailing along ground to form a linear fence. Flowers yellow.
Reproductive Condition: Flower
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Record ID: 0e81cc8b-4037-487f-8e5f-4103eee19edb
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University of New Mexico Herbarium (UNM:Vascular Plants)
Jacobs, Brian F. 41641988-06-12
Catalog Number: UNM0131389
GUID: 0e81cc8b-4037-487f-8e5f-4103eee19edb
Latest Identification: Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.

University of New Mexico Herbarium (UNM:Vascular Plants)
B. Jacobs 41641988-06-12
Catalog Number: UNM0116128
Latest Identification: Opuntia phaeacantha var. major Engelm.

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