Natural History Institute Herbarium
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Catalog #: NHI002619
Occurrence ID (GUID): d4e04b47-cf15-4d29-a62b-6f78b3fe5880
Secondary Catalog #: 2014.3.4759; 4796
Taxon: Opuntia phaeacantha var. phaeacantha Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D. J. Pinkava (1993-01)
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Collector: Marc Baker   10264   
Date: 1992-09-23
Verbatim Date: 9/23/1992
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, Sycamore Canyon Wilderness; northwest end of Sycamore Basin; just west of Trail 52 on bench above creek
34.9539  -112.062 +-500m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM: 12 403020 3868440; TRS: T18N R3E S8 NE¼ SE¼
Elevation: 1439 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4720ft
Habitat: Cupressus arizonica groves and adjacent scrub
Associated Species: Cupressus arizonica, Artemisia ludoviciana, Arctostaphylos pungens, Astragalus lentigenosus, Bouteloua, Ceanothus greggii, Cercocarpus montanus, Eragrostis intermedia, Forestiera pubescens, Garrya flavescens, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Heterotheca psammophila, Juniperus osteosperma, Mimosa biuncifera, Opuntia chlorotica, O. whipplei, Pinus edulis, Quercus turbinella, Yucca baccata
Description: Common shrub with stems tending to trail in sunlight and deep sand, and tending to be more upright in shade; spines bone-white, often dark chestnut-brown, especially toward base; fruit obovoid to long-clavate, dark purple-red inside and out, deliciously sweet, tasting of watermelon
Reproductive Condition: fruit
Notes: Sheet 1 of 2, see 187923; photos
Disposition: in collection
Specimen Images
Record Id: d4e04b47-cf15-4d29-a62b-6f78b3fe5880
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Lisa Floyd-Hanna (Herbarium Curator); Erin Navins (Collections Manager) (collections@naturalhistoryinstitute.org)
Current Record
Natural History Institute Herbarium (NHI)
Marc Baker 102641992-09-23
Catalog Number: NHI002619
GUID: d4e04b47-cf15-4d29-a62b-6f78b3fe5880
Latest Identification: Opuntia phaeacantha var. phaeacantha Engelm.
Identified by: D. J. Pinkava1993-01


Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc A. Baker 102641992-09-23
Latest Identification: Opuntia P. Mill.

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc A. Baker 102641992-09-23
Latest Identification: Opuntia P. Mill.

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