Rent Shop Volunteer Join

Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or choose a plant family:
Ancistrocactus tobuschii (Tobusch fishhook cactus)
Carr, Bill

Ancistrocactus tobuschii

Ancistrocactus tobuschii (W.T. Marshall) W.T. Marshall ex Backeb.

Tobusch Fishhook Cactus, Shorthook Fishhook Cactus

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Synonym(s): Echinocactus tobuschii, Sclerocactus brevihamatus ssp. tobuschii

USDA Symbol: ANTO3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

8 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1SV
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (TX)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-07-13
Research By: JAM

Go back