Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00084485
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   31363   
Date: 2017-04-29
Additional Collectors: Steve Munroe, Sue and Bill Ahearn, Shelley Silbert, Gary Bachman
Locality: USA, Arizona, Coconino County, Grand Canyon National Park, below campsite along Monument Creek.
36.083466  -112.187777  NAD 83/WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 393059E 3993859N
Elevation: 896 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 2939 ft
Habitat: Ephedra-encelia farinosa-catclaw association, dry, rocky east-facing slope above creek.
Substrate: Above Tapeats, broken rock debris slope.
Associated Species: Ephedra, Encelia farinosa, Thymophylla pentachaeta var. belenidium, Nolina cf. microcarpa, Acacia greggii, Opuntia engelmannii (rose-colored form), Gutierrezia sarothrae, Agave utahensis subsp. kaibabensis, Aristida purpurea.
Description: Occasional, ca 1-1/4 m high, most plants in area in bud.
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Record Id: 3ff84268-c2d5-4488-a46c-5416902b6e96
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3ff84268-c2d5-4488-a46c-5416902b6e96
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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