USA, Arizona, Maricopa County: Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, N 33 deg 27' 33'', W 111 deg 56' 35'', 1200 ft., 366 m: accession number 1950 2492 0101; originally received as a plant collected by W. Taylor Marshall, s. n., Arizona, San Carlos Lake; originally received as Opuntia spinosior, id to Opuntia acanthocarpa per Patrick Quirk, Cacti Horticulturalist, April 1992.
33.175135 -110.528355 +-3000m.
Stems gray-green; spines plentiful and reddish-brown or gray.
flowers & fruit
Additional material mounted on DES 43975; Cultivated or Captive