Taxon  Report   2878 
Echinocereus engelmannii  (Engelm.) Lemaire
Calico cactus,  Engelmann's hedgehog cactus
Echinocereus engelmannii
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Echinocereus engelmannii
© 2006 Heath McAllister
Echinocereus engelmannii
© 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh.
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
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Echinocereus munzii
More information about  Echinocereus engelmannii
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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