Echinomastus warnockii (L.D. Benson) Glass & R.A. Foster
Warnock's fishhook cactus
Cactaceae (Cactus Family)
Synonym(s): Echinocactus warnockii, Neolloydia warnockii, Sclerocactus warnockii
USDA Symbol: ECWA3
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: Stems are solitary, globular or egg-shaped, up to 4žin long and 3žin wide.
Flower: Flower approximately 1 inch in diameter.
Fruit: The round, green fruits become brownish at maturity. <
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Jul
Bloom Notes: Diurnal.
Native Distribution: Also found in northern Mexico(Chihuahua).
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: Minimum temperature 50F.
BibliographyBibref 1140 - Cacti (1991) Clive Innes and Charles Glass
Bibref 1141 - Cactuses of Big Bend National Park (1998) Evans, Douglas B.
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff