Taxon  Report   2878 
Echinocereus engelmannii  (Engelm.) Lemaire
Calico Cactus,  Engelmann's hedgehog cactus
Echinocereus engelmannii, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Echinocereus engelmannii
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
Echinocereus engelmannii
© 2006 Heath McAllister
Echinocereus engelmannii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Genus: Echinocereus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Echinocereus engelmannii var. acicularis
Echinocereus engelmannii var. armatus
Echinocereus engelmannii var. chrysocentrus
Echinocereus engelmannii var. engelmannii
Echinocereus engelmannii var. howei
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Echinocereus munzii
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2015).

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