Taxon  Report   9877 
Echinocereus coccineus  Engelm.
scarlet hedgehog cactus
Echinocereus coccineus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.

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Genus: Echinocereus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Echinocereus coccineus var. coccineus
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Name Status:
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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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