Taxon  Report   8903 
Coryphantha alversonii  (Coult.) Orcutt
foxtail cactus
Coryphantha alversonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb (stem succulent) that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Coryphantha alversonii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Coryphantha alversonii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Genus: Coryphantha
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Escobaria alversonii
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Coryphantha vivipara var. alversonii
TJM2: Escobaria vivipara var. alversonii
TJM2: Mammillaria alversonii
 Information about  Coryphantha alversonii  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

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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: May 26, 2015).

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