UT : Botany
Garrett Herbarium, Natural History Museum of Utah
Catalog #: UT0000980
Occurrence ID (GUID): 628ba05e-c315-47f4-b094-7350c5747b95
Taxon: Opuntia macrorhiza Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Tony Frates   212   
Date: 2009-09-17
Verbatim Date: 17 Saptember 2009
Locality: USA, Utah, Salt Lake, Approximately 0.4 miles S of Tolcats Canyon, just outside Canyon Cove subdivision and ca. 47 meters N of the Heughs Canyon Ct cul de sac, and ca. 27 meters E of paved edge of Wasatch Blvd.
40.64193  -111.79961  WGS84
Elevation: 1500 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4920 ft.
Habitat: Western facing gravelly slope, growing with Ambrosia, Chrysopsis villosa, Linaria dalmatica (invasive exotic taking over foothills in this area), bluebunch wheatgrass, Gutierrezia sarothrae.
Associated Species: Ambrosia, Chrysopsis villosa, Linaria dalmatica, bluebunch wheatgrass, Gutierrezia sarothrae
Notes: Scattered plants in this area remnant from habitat lost from subdivision construction in the early 1980s. Utah Native Plant Society
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Rights Holder: Natural History Museum of Utah
Record Id: 628ba05e-c315-47f4-b094-7350c5747b95
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth P. Johnson (johnson@nhmu.utah.edu)
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