Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00042675
Taxon: Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: W. Hodgson   9666   
Date: 1996-03-15
Additional Collectors: Nancy Brian et al.
Locality: USA, Arizona, Mohave County, Grand Canyon National Park, Tuck Up Canyon
36.3466406  -112.8871519 +-100m.
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T34N R6W S13
Elevation: 1158 meters (3798ft)
Habitat: Canyon bottom
Associated Species: Cerastium occidentale orbiculata, Ptelea trifoliata, Quercus turbinella, Artemisia ludoviciana, Artemisia dracunculoides-like, Acourtia wrightii, Nicotiana trigonophylla, Heterotheca villosa var. nana, Brickellia longifolia
Description: Locally common on canyon floor in pocket, plants and pads erect, pads narrow with recent narrow fruits
Reproductive Condition: fruit
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Record Id: ec4f6398-c0d4-4049-b0cf-05b0dbda47cc
Occurrence ID (GUID): ec4f6398-c0d4-4049-b0cf-05b0dbda47cc
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
W. Hodgson 96661996-03-15
Catalog Number: DES00042675
GUID: ec4f6398-c0d4-4049-b0cf-05b0dbda47cc
Latest Identification: Opuntia phaeacantha

Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 96661996-03-15
Latest Identification: Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
Identified by: D. J. Pinkava, 2000

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