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Opuntia durangensis
Opuntia durangensis
Durango Prickly Pear
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0116 2571 (2016-01-16)

Copyright © 2016 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Mar 21, 2007
  • latitude 27.13480   longitude 107.57288     View on Google Maps.
  • location   km 28, old unpaved Quirare to La Bufa swithback road, 2.4 miles S of Quirare, 6.1 miles N of La Bufa bridge, Barranca Batopilas (Mcp. Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico)
  • family Cactaceae
  • plant community   Oak woodland transition to tropical deciduious scrub at 5800' (1770m) elev.
  • notes   grassy slope of volcanic rhyolite tuff rubble just below cliffs at upper canyon rim. This old switchback road has now been replaced with a new paved highway to Batopilas that greatly limits access to many former rich roadside collecting sites in the canyon.
  • keywords: SMOc, Barranca Batopilas
  • contributor's ID #  SMOc 162
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Durango Prickly Pear, Nopal de Sierra (photographer)
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