Taxon  Report   5359 
Mammillaria tetrancistra  Engelm.
Fishhook cactus,  common fish hook cactus, common fishhook cactus
Mammillaria tetrancistra, 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 tetrancistra
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Mammillaria tetrancistra
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Mammillaria tetrancistra
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Creosote Bush Scrub
Genus: Mammillaria
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Phellosperma tetrancistra
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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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 30, 2015).

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