Taxon  Report   9878 
Echinocereus coccineus  Engelm.  var. coccineus   (not an active name)
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Echinocereus coccineus var. coccineus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.

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Genus: Echinocereus
Parent Record Echinocereus coccineus
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PLANTS: Coryphantha vivipara var. aggregata
PLANTS: Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. octacanthus
PLANTS: Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus
PLANTS: Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. inermis
PLANTS: Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. hexaedrus
PLANTS: Echinocereus polyacanthus var. rosei
PLANTS: Echinocereus octacanthus
PLANTS: Echinocereus coccineus var. inermis
PLANTS: Echinocereus coccineus var. conoideus
PLANTS: Mammillaria aggregata
NOTE: Echinocereus coccineus var. coccineus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Echinocereus coccineus var. coccineus
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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: May 22, 2018).

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