Taxon  Report   5357 
Mammillaria dioica  M.K. Brandegee
Fish hook cactus,  Strawberry cactus
Mammillaria dioica
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
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Mammillaria dioica
© 2005 Dee E. Warenycia
Mammillaria dioica, 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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Mammillaria dioica
© 2005 Charles E. Jones
Genus: Mammillaria
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Mammillaria dioica var. incerta
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2017).

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