Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079902
Occurrence ID (GUID): ff1d02d6-06a0-414d-a19f-f991c0f2a52b
Taxon: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & Bigelow) F.M. Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Cass Blodgett   330   
Date: 2015-03-15
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, North Mountain/Shaw Butte section of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve, slope just off trail.
33.567238  -112.036476
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 403799E 3714655N
Elevation: 422 meters Verbatim Elevation: 1384ft.
Habitat: Sonoran Desert Scrub.
Associated Species: Lupinus sparsiflorus, Cryptantha sp., Ambrosia deltoidea, Larrea tridentata, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Echinocereus engelmannii, Ferocactus cylindraceus, Parkinsonia microphylla, Phacelia crenulata
Description: Plant 0.5 m tall. Inner tepals 3cm, yellow. Outer tepals 1.5cm, maroon. Common.
Reproductive Condition: Flowers
Notes: North Mountains Plant Inventory. Central Arizona Conservation Alliance and the Plant Atlas Project of Arizona.
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Record ID: ff1d02d6-06a0-414d-a19f-f991c0f2a52b
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