Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00082959
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Lucas C. Majure
Collector: Lucas C. Majure   5439   
Date: 2014-10-27
Additional Collectors: Joe McAuliffe
Locality: United States, Nevada, Clarke, 8.2 air km E of Nipton, CA in E-W mountain range just S of Nipton Rd. and W of Crescent Peak
35.46403  -115.16131  WGS
Elevation: 1381 meters (4530ft)
Habitat: shrubland, S-facing slope
Substrate: metamorphic rock in silty soils
Associated Species: Tridens muticus, Krameria parryi, Ferocactus cylindraceus, Aloysia wrightii, Bouteloua eriopoda, Ephedra nevadensis, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Dasyochloa pulchella, Coleogyne ramosissima, Yucca jageriana, Oputnia basiliaris, Senegalia greggii, Encelia viridis
Description: robust shrub to 1.9 m tall, single trunk with diameter to 30 cm, cladodes rotund, 12.5-19 x 12. 19.5 x 1.7-2.4 cm
Occurrence Remarks: material taken for DNA and chromosome studies
Specimen Images
Record Id: e7b7d08c-be29-464a-b7e6-b6353f07fc16
Occurrence ID (GUID): e7b7d08c-be29-464a-b7e6-b6353f07fc16
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Current Record
Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Lucas C. Majure 54392014-10-27
Catalog Number: DES00082959
GUID: e7b7d08c-be29-464a-b7e6-b6353f07fc16
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica
Identified by: Lucas C. Majure

General Research Observations (SEINet)
Lucas C. Majure 54392014-10-27
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica
Identified by: Lucas C. Majure

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