USA, Arizona, Pinal, 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 1977-0994-01-1; originally received as a plant collected by Russell A. Haughey, s. n. as part of a plant salvage from Arizona, Pinal County, Superior, Cities Service, Pinto Basin Project. Originally received as Opuntia spinosior.
33.300777 -111.09968 +-3000m.
Plant height 48 inches; stems blue-gray-green; spines tan or straw; flowers collected in the afternoon, diameter 40-43 mm, length 68-75 mm, outer perianth bronze with a darker mid-stripe, inner perianth bronze with a darker mid-stripe; stigma lobe number 6, light yellow; style light yellow or cream; filaments green or bronze.
Cactus Voucher Project.; Cultivated.; Cultivated or Captive