Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0092229
Occurrence ID (GUID): 8ea5713a-4cba-4004-ad2a-cbe7614551d2
Secondary Catalog #: 185040
Taxon: Echinocactus polycephalus var. polycephalus Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Michael Chamberland   32   
Date: 1990-01-13
Locality: USA, California, Inyo, Up dirt road east off Owenyo Lone Pine Rd., North of intersection with Lone Pine Narrow Gauge Rd.
Verbatim Coordinates: T14S R36E sec 22
Elevation: 1500 meters (4920ft)
Habitat: On Union Wash, a large alluvial fan on the west side of the Inyo Mts. facing Mt. Whitney
Associated Species: Larrea, Opuntia basilais
Description: Plants very large and common half way up the slope. 20 in. tall. 7 heads to the clump. Largest head 10 inches in diameter including spines. Clump 29 inches in diameter including spines. Number of ribs per head on following sides of clump: N 19 S 17 E 20 W 17 Center 18
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Record ID: 8ea5713a-4cba-4004-ad2a-cbe7614551d2
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