Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079128
Occurrence ID (GUID): b7195a94-fc14-43fd-a2da-b7ed9501b79b
Taxon: Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30420   
Date: 2015-06-04
Additional Collectors: Carrie Cannon, Melissa McMaster, Alicia "Tiny" Cesspooch
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, Middle Granite Narrows, across river from Bonita Creek, below Owls Eyes, river left.
36.372795  -112.478454  WGS 84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 367376E 4026313N
Elevation: 632 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2073 ft
Habitat: Desert scrub, bouldery-sandy cryptogamic soil.
Associated Species: Acacia greggii, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Yucca utahensis, Opuntia polyacantha, Achnatherum hymenoides.
Description: Locally frequent, rather erect plant 3/4 m tall x 1--1/4 m wide, fruits smooth to somewhat tuberculate toward apices, green, becoming flushed with maroon at apices edge, 56(l)x30(w) mm, 55x30 mm, 67x34 mm.
Notes: Sheet 2 of 2. Photos.
Specimen Images
Record ID: b7195a94-fc14-43fd-a2da-b7ed9501b79b
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