Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00059077
Occurrence ID (GUID): 02b06637-ca5c-4a07-8e83-35f22c218472
Taxon: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. thornberi (Thorber & Bonker) Backeb.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   22135   
Date: 2007-09-07
Additional Collectors: Andrew Salywon, Joyce Peters, Barbara Bird
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, Agua Fria National Monument, on north side and near Silver Creek.
34.253833  -112.0272
Verbatim Coordinates: 34d 15.23m N; 112d 1.632m W
Elevation: 1043 meters Verbatim Elevation: 3422ft.
Habitat: Desert grassland, south-facing rocky basalt overlooking riparian
Associated Species: Acacia greggii, Acourtia wrightii, Eriogonum wrightii, Juniperus, Opuntia phaeacantha, O. engelmannii, Anoda cristata, Baccharis brachyphylla, grasses; Vitis arizonica, Mimosa aculeata, Celtis laevigata reticulata, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Platanus wrightii.
Description: Frequent, much-branched, erect, to 1.5 m tall, fruits more or less fleshy, yellow-green.
Reproductive Condition: fruit & stems
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Record ID: 02b06637-ca5c-4a07-8e83-35f22c218472
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (
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