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Flaigg, Norman G.
Echinomastus warnockii (L. Benson) Glass & Foster
Warnock's fishhook cactus
Synonyms: Neollodyia warnockii
USDA Symbol: ECWA3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Cactus/Succulent Size Notes:
Stems are solitary,
globular or egg-shaped, up to 4žin long and 3žin wide. Flower:
Flower approximately 1 inch in diameter.
The round, green fruits become brownish at maturity. <
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Jul
Bloom Notes: Diurnal.
TX Native Distribution:
Also found in northern Mexico(Chihuahua). USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: Minimum temperature 50F.
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff