ASU : Plants
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0052273
Secondary Catalog #: 160132
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D. J. Pinkava, 1995
Collector: Bruce D. Parfitt   3714   
Date: 1987-09-07
Additional Collectors: Kathy Roberts
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, NNW of Prescott on Williamson Valley Road (mileage from junction with Iron Springs Road); 1.2 miles east on Nancy Drive to junction with Brenda Drive; north side of Nancy Drive at junction
34  -112
Habitat: Pinyon-Juniper-Chaparral on rocky, S-facing slope
Description: Fruit red (less purple than O. phaeacantha) and not gray as L. Benson claims; exterior 'rind' red and 1-2mm thick; seeds black with redveins of funiculi; seeds black with red margin when wet; fruit with odor of red raspberries inside, and tasty
Reproductive Condition: fruit
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Record Id: 4ba3fd6f-caa2-4489-babf-bc04bf76d2bd
Occurrence ID (GUID): 4ba3fd6f-caa2-4489-babf-bc04bf76d2bd
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Bruce D. Parfitt 37141987-09-07
Catalog Number: ASU0052273
GUID: 4ba3fd6f-caa2-4489-babf-bc04bf76d2bd
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica
Identified by: D. J. Pinkava, 1995

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
B.D. Parfitt 37141987-09-07
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica

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