DES
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079103
Occurrence ID (GUID): 64ab0805-f025-4ffd-a074-553519d18d31
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   17380   
Date: 2003-06-26
Additional Collectors: Shannon Doan
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, Mazatzal Wilderness Area, along Arizona Trail, north of Mormon Grove Trailhead, west of Mormon Grove Springs.
33.948617  -111.511133
Verbatim Coordinates: 33° 56.917' N 111° 30.668' W
Elevation: 1633 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5357 ft
Habitat: Pinon-scrub oak community.
Associated Species: Pinus monophylla, Ceanothus integerrimus, Amelanchier utahensis, Robinia neomexicana, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Quercus turbinella, Agave parryi, Cercocarpus montanus, Arctostaphylos, Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia phaeacantha, Garrya flavescens, Rhus trilobata var. anisophylla, Eriogonum wrightii, Cirsium arizonicum var. arizonicum, Artemisia ludoviciana, Heliomeris, Elymus elymoides, Bromus rubens, Lupinus concinnus, Eriastrum, Brickellia californica.
Description: Occasional, single-trunked prickly-pear, flower 66(l) x 60(w) mm, outer perianth green-red with yellow margin, inner tepal yellow with slight red basally within, filaments light yellow, anthers cream, style whitish, stigma lobes green.
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record Id: 64ab0805-f025-4ffd-a074-553519d18d31
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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