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Flaigg, Norman G.
Echinomastus warnockii (L.D. Benson) Glass & R.A. Foster
Warnock's fishhook cactus
Synonym(s): Echinocactus warnockii, Neolloydia warnockii, Sclerocactus warnockii
USDA Symbol: ECWA3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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.
DistributionUSA: TX Native Distribution:
Also found in northern Mexico(Chihuahua).
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: Minimum temperature 50F.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff