Taxon  Report   8903 
Coryphantha alversonii  (J. M. Coult.) Orcutt
Foxtail cactus
Coryphantha alversonii
© 2005 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Coryphantha alversonii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Coryphantha alversonii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Coryphantha alversonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb (stem succulent) that is native to California, Arizona.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Coryphantha alversonii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Genus: Coryphantha
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Escobaria alversonii
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Coryphantha vivipara var. alversonii
ICPN: Mammillaria alversonii
ICPN + CNPS: Escobaria vivipara var. alversonii
ICPN: Escobaria alversonii
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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: Aug 17, 2018).

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