Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00079927
Occurrence ID (GUID): a34e474b-d8dd-41dc-b632-21bfb9b86077
Taxon: Cylindropuntia bigelovii var. bigelovii (Engelm.) F.M. Knuth
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Wendy C. Hodgson   28197   
Date: 2013-04-06
Locality: USA, Arizona, Maricopa County, North Mountain/Shaw Butte section of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve. Northwest of visitor center, north of Trail 100, west end of Shaw Butte area, southern flanks of Shaw Butte.
33.588974  -112.080649
Verbatim Coordinates: 12S 399724E 3717107N
Elevation: 420 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1379 ft
Habitat: Sonoran Desert scrub.
Substrate: Basalt
Associated Species: Larrea tridentata, Parkinsonia microphylla, Schismus barbatus, Echinocereus engelmannii, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis, Ambrosia deltoidea, Pectocarya, Ferocactus cylindraceus.
Description: Local, occasional, 1-1/2 m tall, branched above base; flowered 9 and 16 April 2013: flower 55 (l) x 55 (w) mm, 52x17 mm, inner tepal 27 x 14 mm, narrowly oblanceolate, outer perianth chartreuse green with narrow lighter margin, inner perianth chartreuse with darker midstripe, rose apices, filament dark green-chartreuse, anthers yellow, style light chartreuse, stigma lobes dark green.
Notes: Sheet 2 of 2. Central Arizona Conservation Alliance and Plant Atlas Project of Arizona
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Record Id: a34e474b-d8dd-41dc-b632-21bfb9b86077
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