Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079125
Occurrence ID (GUID): 35b7302f-ae2f-4ea5-81bd-ee2ef41833f5
Taxon: Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30419   
Date: 2015-06-04
Additional Collectors: Carrie Cannon, Melissa McMaster, Alicia "Tiny" Cesspooch
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, Middle Granite Narrows, across river from Bonita Creek, below Owls Eyes, river left.
36.372545  -112.478215  WGS 84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 367397E 4026285N
Elevation: 637 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2090 ft
Habitat: Desert scrub, bouldery-sandy cryptogamic soil.
Associated Species: Acacia greggii, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Yucca utahensis, Opuntia polyacantha, Achnatherum hymenoides.
Description: Frequent, rather erect, ca 1/2 m high x 1-1/2 m wide, fruits green, somewhat tuberculate, especiallyin upper half, 41(l)x22(w) mm, 43x26 mm, 43x28 mm, 49x28 mm, 45x26 mm, 40x31 mm.
Reproductive Condition: fruit
Notes: Sheet 2 of 2.
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Record Id: 35b7302f-ae2f-4ea5-81bd-ee2ef41833f5
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