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Echinocereus mojavensis (Mojave kingcup cactus)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Echinocereus mojavensis

Echinocereus mojavensis (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) Rümpler

Mojave kingcup cactus

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Synonym(s): Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. mojavensis

USDA Symbol: ECMO

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Mojave Kingcup Cactus is a mound-shaped cactus formed of many, densely packed stems to about 1-foot tall and covered with gray twisted spines.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
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Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT
Native Habitat: Dry, well-drained gravelly and rocky soils.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Additional resources

USDA: Find Echinocereus mojavensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Echinocereus mojavensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Echinocereus mojavensis

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2008-02-02
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