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CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   SD00017801   (Accession number)   image_link (to be added soon)
CCH1 HistoryFirst Load Date 2011 06 04First Loaded Det. Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
Determination  ?   Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii  CCH1 Determination History
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii 
Nativity NATIVE 
eFlora Habit shrub 
Collector(s) & Number  ?   Larry Hendrickson  5838
Formatted Date
County  ?   San Diego 
Locality  ?   Arkansas Canyon, E-side of Volcan Mountain. San Felipe Valley Wildllife Area, California Department of Fish & Game property. 2.6 air miles W of intersection of County Road S-2 and access road to historic ranch house.  
Elevation (corrected)  ?   977 meters (3205 feet) 
Jepson Bioregion  ?   PR    
US Census Land Ownership Public: Local Government  (as mapped)
  • (calculated from a 1 mile radius polygon around the mapped point)
  •  STATE
  •  LOCAL
Habitat  ?   Mouth of Canyon, rocky knoll E of main creek, in sandy loam. 
Associates  ?   Quercus agrifolia, Quercus engelmannii, Rhamnus ilicifolia, Ceanothus leucodermis, Eriogonum fasciculatum, Ribes indecorum, Cirsium occidentale var. californicum, Corethrogyne filaginifolia. 
Morphology Notes  ?   Stems prostrate, outer tepals pale yellow with green ribs, inner tepals pale yellow with red ribs. 
Coordinates  ?   33.1252600000 -116.5643800000 
Uncertainty  ?   Not recorded 
Datum  ?   WGS84 
Georeference By  ?   n-a 
Source  ?   Coordinates from label
Georeference Note  ?   Not recorded 
Date Last Modified  ?   2022-04-25 14:51:41 
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