Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00077264
Occurrence ID (GUID): 14f23420-3953-4461-887f-c973b1568dca
Taxon: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. thornberi (Thornber & Bonker) Backeb.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   26666   
Date: 2012-03-15
Additional Collectors: Liz Slauson
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pinal County, Along Arizona Trail, in Camp Grant Wash, at junction with Bloodsucker Wash.
32.800162  -110.783393
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 520280E 3629154N
Elevation: 853 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2800 ft
Habitat: Sonoran Desert scrub, riparian.
Substrate: Sandy, fine granitic soil in wash.
Associated Species: Prosopis velutina, Opuntia engelmannii, Opuntia phaeacantha, Echinocereus fasciculatus, Senegalia greggii, Amsinckia, Cylindropuntia leptocalis X acanthocarpa, Cylindropuntia leptocaulis, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. thornberi, Cylindropuntia arbuscula X Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa thornberi.
Description: Locally frequent shrub 2 m high x 2 m wide, erect-ascending; in hybrid swarm.
Notes: Sheet 1 of 2.
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Record ID: 14f23420-3953-4461-887f-c973b1568dca
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