Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
(ASU:Plants)
Catalog #: ASU0102636
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3dcbe7b7-56ec-4126-85ea-ce5a2f2cfce7
Secondary Catalog #: 186462
Taxon: Opuntia acanthocarpa var. major (Engelm. & Bigelow) L. Benson
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: D. J. Pinkava, 1993
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   6127   
Date: 1991-04-07
Additional Collectors: Julie Ramsden
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa, South Mountains; South Mountain Park; Ma Ha Tauk range; between second and fourth switchback up slope; ca. 0.5 miles up trail from east Alta Trail trailhead
33.342  -112.109 +-700m.
Verbatim Coordinates: TRS: T1S R2E S13
Elevation: 549 meters Verbatim Elevation: 1800ft
Habitat: S-facing open slope
Associated Species: Bursera microphylla, Larrea divaricata, Carnegiea, Fouquieria splendens, Encelia farinosa, Aristida, Phacelia...
Description: Frequent on slope; shrub 3 feet x 3 feet; flowers attractive, yellow with petals maroonish at base; (Determiner: tending toward var. coloradensis)
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: 3dcbe7b7-56ec-4126-85ea-ce5a2f2cfce7
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Elizabeth Makings (Elizabeth.Makings@asu.edu)
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Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium (ASU:Plants)
Wendy C. Hodgson 61271991-04-07
Catalog Number: ASU0102636
GUID: 3dcbe7b7-56ec-4126-85ea-ce5a2f2cfce7
Latest Identification: Opuntia acanthocarpa var. major (Engelm. & Bigelow) L. Benson
Identified by: D. J. Pinkava, 1993


Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
Wendy C. Hodgson 61271991-04-07
Catalog Number: DES00036037
Latest Identification: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. major (Engelm.) Pinkava

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