Taxon  Report   2879 
Echinocereus engelmannii  (Parry) Ruempler  var. howei  L. Benson
Howe's hedgehog cactus
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Echinocereus engelmannii var. howei, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Echinocereus engelmannii var. howei
© 1989 Wolfgang Blum
Genus: Echinocereus
Parent Record Echinocereus engelmannii
Creosote Bush Scrub
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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: Feb 19, 2018).

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