Taxon  Report   9881 
Echinocereus engelmannii  (Engelm.) Lem.  var. chrysocentrus  (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) Rumpl.
Engelmann's hedgehog cactus
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Echinocereus engelmannii var. chrysocentrus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Genus: Echinocereus
Parent Record Echinocereus engelmannii
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
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More information about  Echinocereus engelmannii var. chrysocentrus
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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: Jun 23, 2018).

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