Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00078859
Occurrence ID (GUID): 9339d7ed-978d-45e3-91aa-c583c3fcad3f
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30458   
Date: 2015-06-18
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Heidi Fischer, Kathy Davis, Janet Grove
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, Coconino National Forest, south of Robbers Roost and southwest of Honanki cliff dwellings on west side of small hill.
34.915565  -111.974593  WGS 84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 410974E 3864113N
Elevation: 1410 meters Verbatim Elevation: 4625 ft
Habitat: Open juniper woodland, sandy, cryptogamic soil.
Substrate: Supai Sandstone.
Associated Species: Juniperus arizonica, Acacia greggii, Opuntia engelmannii, Ambrosia confertiflora, Bromus rubens, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Yucca baccata, Yucca elata, Bouteloua gracilis, Solanum elaeagnifolium, Rhus trilobata var. anisophylla, Eriogonum wrightii, Quercus turbinella, Sphaeralcea parvifolia.
Description: Frequent, single trunked, plant 5-1/2 feet tall x 4 ft wide, flowers (nearly dried) 65(l)x48(w) mm, 61x36 mm, 57x45 mm, 55x40 mm, 52x46 mm, 60x43 mm, 58x36 mm, outer perianth yellow with reddish-green midstripe, inner tepals yellow with lighter reddish-green midstripe, filaments light yellow-cream, anthers cream-white, style white-cream, stigma lobes light green.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Notes: Sheet 1 of 2. Photo.
Specimen Images
Record Id: 9339d7ed-978d-45e3-91aa-c583c3fcad3f
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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