Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00078842
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   30466   
Date: 2015-06-24
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, Agua Fria National Monument, Perry Mesa, on hill overlooking and west of Hackberry Wash and north of Tank Wash.
34.20027  -111.993572  WGS 84
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 408460E 3784808N
Elevation: 1230 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 4036 ft
Habitat: Mimosa-acacia open grassland, east-facing rocky slope.
Substrate: Basalt.
Associated Species: Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia phaeacantha, Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera, Acacia greggii, Hilaria jamesii, Agave, Eriogonum wrightii, Gutierrezia sarothrae, Bouteloua curtipendula, Nolina microcarpa, Krameria erecta, Ambrosia confertiflora.
Description: Occasional, single trunked, 1-5/8 m high x 2-1/2 m wide, flowers 72(l)x60(w) mm, 80x49 mm, 75x60 mm, outer perianth light chartreuse-light yellow with maroon tips, inner perianth light yellow with maroon base, filaments light cream-light chartreuse, becoming cream-white distally, anthers cream-white, style cream-white, stigma lobes light chartreuse.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Specimen Images
Record Id: 3bcbe8ee-e865-43f1-be81-f0718eae35e5
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3bcbe8ee-e865-43f1-be81-f0718eae35e5
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 304662015-06-24
Catalog Number: DES00078842
GUID: 3bcbe8ee-e865-43f1-be81-f0718eae35e5
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica

Museum of Northern Arizona (MNA)
Hodgson, Wendy C. 304662015-06-24
Catalog Number: B.43523
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica

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