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Echinocereus coccineus var. coccineus (Scarlet hedgehog cactus)
Muller, Thomas L.

Echinocereus coccineus var. coccineus

Echinocereus coccineus Engelm. var. coccineus

Scarlet hedgehog cactus

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Synonym(s): Coryphantha vivipara var. aggregata, Echinocereus coccineus var. conoideus, Echinocereus coccineus var. inermis, Echinocereus octacanthus, Echinocereus polyacanthus var. rosei, Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. hexaedrus, Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis, Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus, Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. octacanthus, Mammillaria aggregata

USDA Symbol: eccoc

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange


USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , NV , TX , UT

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

NPSOT - Fredericksburg Chapter - Fredericksburg, TX

Additional resources

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


Record Last Modified: 2010-07-21
Research By: TWC Staff

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