Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079138
Occurrence ID (GUID): dc39a8fc-3c8d-4d53-bc6c-84f9537de68e
Taxon: Opuntia hystricina Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D. J. Pinkava (Dec 2015)
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Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30407   
Date: 2015-05-31
Additional Collectors: Carrie Cannon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, just south of Nankoweap Canyon below trail to granary, river right.
36.302396  -111.861842  WGS 84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 422621E 4017834N
Elevation: 906 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2973 ft
Habitat: Desert scrub, east-facing cryptogamic, sandy soil on gentle east-facing slope.
Substrate: Muav limestone.
Associated Species: Encelia farinosa, Echinocereus engelmannii, Opuntia cf. phaeacantha, Atriplex canescens, Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia, Allionia incarnata.
Description: Common, plants erect, many pads three-angled, spines golden yellow, long.
Reproductive Condition: fruit
Notes: photos
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Record Id: dc39a8fc-3c8d-4d53-bc6c-84f9537de68e
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