Arizona State University Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog #: ASU0058444
Occurrence ID (GUID): b8baced2-027d-45bb-99e7-2102cd6ad50a
Secondary Catalog #: 259913
Taxon: Opuntia robusta Wendl.
Family: Cactaceae
Collector: Joe LaFerriere   1118   
Date: 1988-04-18
Verbatim Date: 1988-4-18
Locality: Mexico, Chihuahua, Sierra Madre Occidental. Mpio. de Temosachic. Nabogame, 20 miles west of Yepachic.
28.5  -108.5
Verbatim Coordinates: 28d 30m N, 108d 30m W
Elevation: 1800 meters (5904ft)
Habitat: Growing in a field in pine-oak woodland.
Description: Plant height 1.5 m; pads blue-green when mature, purplish when young; flowering in April and May. Healthy plant with upright growth and very large pads, height 56 in, pads greenish-blue, mature pads woody; spines yellow.
Notes: Grown in cultivation at the Desert Botanical Garden. Collected by Ed Turcotte and Carol Khazai on 3 March 1999.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: 3217566
Record ID: 38a087d8-818e-46a0-aff0-510a4b3adeef
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Leslie Landrum (
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