Taxon  Report   9878 
Echinocereus coccineus  Engelm.  var. coccineus 
Scarlet hedgehog cactus
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
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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