Taxon  Report   8904 
Coryphantha vivipara  (Nutt.) Britt. and Rose  var. rosea  (Clokey) L. Benson
Viviparous foxtail cactus
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
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Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
© 2009 James M. Andre
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
© 2010 James M. Andre
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (stem succulent) that is native to California and Arizona, Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
© 2009 James M. Andre
Genus: Coryphantha
Parent Record Coryphantha vivipara
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Escobaria vivipara var. rosea
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TJM2 + CNPS: Escobaria vivipara var. rosea
More information about  Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 17, 2018).

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