Deaver Herbarium (Northern Arizona University)
Catalog #: ASC00110902
Taxon: Opuntia chlorotica Engelm. & Bigelow
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Joni Ward
Collector: Joni Ward   843   
Date: 2013-06-10
Additional Collectors: Jane Rosenthal, Kris Schloemer, Steve Williams
Locality: United States, Arizona, Gila, Fossil Creek Road from Strawberry to Fossil Creek Trailhead. Tonto National Forest.
34.406798  -111.591453
Verbatim Coordinates: 3807421N; 34° 24.502' N 111° 35.329' W; 12S 0445642E 3807421N
Elevation: 1554 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5100 feet
Habitat: Pinyon-Juniper-Scrub Oak community. Fossil Creek Road heading west. On hillside on N facing slope approximately 45%.
Associated Species: Quercus turbinella, Rhus aromatica var. trilobata Cercocarpus montanus, Pinus monophylla, Agave chrysantha, Yucca bacatta, Opuntia engelmannii, Comandra umbellatum ssp. pallida, Juniperus, Nolina.
Description: Occasional succulent perennial, height 4 feet, width 2.5 feet with a single truck and branching above; trunk green with gray at base; spines completely covering pads, golden, 3-5 per areole, 7-8 rows of areoles; glochids golden, thicker on apex of ultimate pads; outer perianth yellow with greenish-brown mid-stripe, inner perianth yellow with reddish-orange mid-stripe; stigma lobe number 7-10, yellow to yellow green; style cream; filaments cream.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers.
Occurrence Remarks: Collected with permission under USDA Forest Service permit number RO-190. Fossil Creek PAPAZ Flora Project.
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Rights Holder: Deaver Herbarium
Record Id: 1f5f2397-fbf1-49a8-9734-eebabf9f4bfd
Occurrence ID (GUID): 1f5f2397-fbf1-49a8-9734-eebabf9f4bfd
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Tina Ayers (tina.ayers [at] nau [period] edu) (deaver.herbarium [at] nau [period] edu)
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Deaver Herbarium (Northern Arizona University) (ASC)
Joni Ward 8432013-06-10
Catalog Number: ASC00110902
GUID: 1f5f2397-fbf1-49a8-9734-eebabf9f4bfd
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica
Identified by: Joni Ward

Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Joni Ward 8432013-06-10
Catalog Number: DES00075899
Latest Identification: Opuntia chlorotica
Identified by: Joni Ward

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