Taxon  Report   3575 
Ferocactus viridescens  (Torrey & A. Gray) Britton & Rose
San Diego barrel cactus, San Diego barrelcactus
Ferocactus viridescens, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and to Baja California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands
Habitat: vernal-pools [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Ferocactus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Echinocactus viridescens
 Information about  Ferocactus viridescens  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (FEVI2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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