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Echinomastus warnockii (Warnock's fishhook cactus)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Echinomastus warnockii

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

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: 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.
Fruit: The round, green fruits become brownish at maturity. <

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Jul
Bloom Notes: Diurnal.

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Distribution: Also found in northern Mexico(Chihuahua).

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Conditions Comments: Minimum temperature 50F.

Bibliography

Bibref 1140 - Cacti (1991) Clive Innes and Charles Glass
Bibref 1141 - Cactuses of Big Bend National Park (1998) Evans, Douglas B.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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