Garrett Herbarium, Natural History Museum of Utah
Catalog #: UT0000709
Occurrence ID (GUID): 2e018e56-6dfc-45ca-bb23-9cbe6eaaf646
Taxon: Opuntia phaeacantha var. major Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Walter Fertig   28011   
Date: 2012-09-22
Verbatim Date: 22 September 2012
Locality: USA, Utah, Garfield, Colorado Plateau:Escalante River drainage, on divide between Deer Creek and Nazer Draw, ca 2 miles ENE of Boulder, 2 miles NE of Burr Trail at Sugarloaf Point. Creek Canyon. T33S R5W S29 NW4NW4
37.913124  -111.385422  NAD83
Verbatim Coordinates: 12 466121E 4196246N
Elevation: 1913 meters Verbatim Elevation: 6275 ft.
Habitat: Sand-filled tenaja basin in Navajo Sandstone slickrock at top of mesa ridge.
Associated Species: Opuntia, Bouteloua gracilis, Artemisia ludoviciana, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Munroa squarrosa, Portulaca oleracea
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Rights Holder: Natural History Museum of Utah
Record Id: 2e018e56-6dfc-45ca-bb23-9cbe6eaaf646
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