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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0294765
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1eff70c6-af0e-4168-bb29-e8375c410ab3
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D.J. Pinkava (2008)
Collector: Marc A. Baker   16641.1   
Date: 2008-01-09
Additional Collectors: Rafael Routson
Locality: USA, New Mexico, Chaves, 31km SSW of Kenna, 68km ENE of Roswell
33.564243  -103.820396
Verbatim Coordinates: UTM 13 609490E 3714465N NAD27
Elevation: 1275 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4180ft
Habitat: clay-loam plain
Associated Species: Bouteloua curtipendula, B. eriopoda, B. gracilis, B. hirsuta, Croton pottsii, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Lesquerella fendleri, Muhlenbergia arenicola, M. porteri, M. torreyi, Panicum hallii, P. obtusum, Prosopis glandulosa, Sporobolus flexuosus, and Yucca glauca.
Description: Locally several individuals; n=11 during meiosis of microgametogenesis from individual transplanted to Chino valley, Arizona; flowers photographed an collected 17 june 2008 from same individual.
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Record Id: 1eff70c6-af0e-4168-bb29-e8375c410ab3
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Current Record
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Marc A. Baker 16641.12008-01-09
Catalog Number: ASU0294765
GUID: 1eff70c6-af0e-4168-bb29-e8375c410ab3
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha
Identified by: D.J. Pinkava2008

General Research Observations (SEINet)
Marc A. Baker 16641.12008-01-09
Latest Identification: Opuntia polyacantha

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