ASU : Plants
Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0052302
Secondary Catalog #: 173182
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D. J. Pinkava, 1995
Collector: Bruce D. Parfitt   4240   
Date: 1990-04-15
Locality: USA, Arizona, Santa Cruz, Atascosa Mountains; Ruby Road 5.5 miles west of junction with AZ Highway 289 (Pena Blanca Lake)
31.4138  -111.156
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T23S R12E
Elevation: 1448 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4750ft
Habitat: W-facing slope on NE side of road; grassland with few oaks and sotol
Associated Species: Oak, Sotol
Description: Small plant at edge of roadcut; bud pericarp green; perianth brilliant yellow throughout; filaments white to very pale yellow; style white; stigma green
Reproductive Condition: flowers
Occurrence Remarks: Cited: Madrono 39(2):100. 1992; Chrom #: n=11
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Record Id: a6e7cdcf-8d3f-4efc-a7e8-0e54effabe9e
Occurrence ID (GUID): a6e7cdcf-8d3f-4efc-a7e8-0e54effabe9e
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