General Research Observations
Taxon: Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Matthew B. Johnson (May 2017)
Collector: Sue Carnahan   2512   
Date: 2017-05-29
Locality: United States, Arizona, Santa Cruz, Salero Ranch, Unit 3: N side of FSR 143 at intersection of Ash Canyon Rd and Montezuma Well Rd
31.568455  -110.853798  WGS84
Elevation: 1366 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4480 ft
Habitat: Mesquite grassland.
Associated Species: Prosopis velutina, Celtis pallida, Ziziphus obtusifolia, Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Cirsium neomexicanum, Eragrostis lehmanniana.
Description: Succulent shrub, 1 m tall x 1.5 m wide; longest pad 35 cm, spines white to yellow; flowers yellow with red center.
Occurrence Remarks: PAPAZ.
Specimen Images
Record Id: 5780fe43-7db8-4c97-9620-92058d374070
Occurrence ID (GUID): 5780fe43-7db8-4c97-9620-92058d374070
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