University of Arizona Herbarium
Catalog #: 177406
Occurrence ID (GUID): 49e6331e-5adc-40d5-b3a3-bda2e556094b
Secondary Catalog #: CACH 72370
Taxon: Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina (Engelm. & J.M.Bigelow) B.D.Parfitt
Family: Cactaceae
Determiner: Bruce D. Parfitt (1991)
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Collector: T.L. Burgess   731   
Date: 22 June 1970
Verbatim Date:June 22, 1970
Locality: United States, Arizona, Apache County, Canyon de Chelly National Monument; NW of Tsegi Overlook on Canyon de Chelly rim drive (opposite Blade Rock)
Verbatim Coordinates: T05N R10W S23
Elevation: 1799 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5900 ft.
Habitat: In scattered pockets of soil on exposed sandstone.
Associated Species: Pinus, Quercus, Juniperus, Yucca
Description: Uncommon; forming small clumps.
Phenology: Reproductive
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Record Id: 49e6331e-5adc-40d5-b3a3-bda2e556094b
Rights Holder: University Of Arizona
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