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Coryphantha ramillosa (Whiskerbrush)
Anderson, Wynn

Coryphantha ramillosa

Coryphantha ramillosa Cutak


Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Synonym(s): Mammillaria ramillosa

USDA Symbol: CORA7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Root Type: Tap
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Fruits dark green to pale gray-green. (webref 3).

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Flowers are pale pink to deep rose-purple, gradually fading to white, with darker midstripes. (webref 3).


Native Distribution: Texas and Coahuila, Mexico.

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

USFWS Species Profile: Q1UV
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (TX), Mexico (Coahuila)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-03
Research By: WMWW

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