Taxon  Report   8904 
Coryphantha vivipara  (Nutt.) Britt. and Rose  var. rosea  (Clokey) L. Benson
viviparous foxtail cactus
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea, 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 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition


 Interactive Distribution Map 

 Observation Hotline 
 (observation details + photos)

 Distribution by County 

© 2009 James M. Andre

© 2009 James M. Andre
 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Genus: Coryphantha
Parent Record Coryphantha vivipara.
Add an Observation of Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Escobaria vivipara var. rosea
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Escobaria vivipara var. rosea
 Information about  Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google


Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 17, 2014).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.

Applications About Calflora Search for Plants
Calflora  -  1700 Shattuck Avenue   #198,   Berkeley, CA   94709  -  510 883-3148  -  CONTACT