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Taxon:Opuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis L. Benson Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D. J. Pinkava, 1994
Wendy C. Hodgson
USA, Arizona, Maricopa, Sierra Estrella Mountains and Wilderness Area; west flanks; along jeep trail just west of broad alluvial part of drainage just south of 'trail' which goes up to 'Granite Peak'
Plant tall, shrubby, much branching, with strict habit, stems conspicuously very erect; flowers yellow-chartreuse with purplish center, but colors on other plants in area ranging from yellow to pink to deep magenta; (Determiner: tending toward var. major)