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Echinocereus viridiflorus var. davisii (Davis' hedgehog cactus)
Brundage, Stephanie

Echinocereus viridiflorus var. davisii

Echinocereus viridiflorus Engelm. var. davisii (A.D. Houghton) W.T. Marshall

Davis' Hedgehog Cactus

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Synonym(s): Echinocereus davisii, Echinocereus viridiflorus ssp. davisii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Very short stems of a depressed globular shape.
Flower: Flowers 1 inch long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Diurnal.



Growing Conditions

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

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

USFWS Species Profile: Q1W0
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.


Bibref 1140 - Cacti (1991) Clive Innes and Charles Glass

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-08-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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