Calflora
Taxon  Report   10101    
Mammillaria grahamii  Engelm.
Graham's nipple cactus
Mammillaria grahamii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mammillaria grahamii
© 2013 Barry Rice
Mammillaria grahamii
© 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh.
Mammillaria grahamii, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Mammillaria grahamii
© 2016 Jason Matthias Mills
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Mammillaria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mammillaria grahamii var. oliviae
PLANTS: Mammillaria microcarpa var. auricarpa
PLANTS: Mammillaria microcarpa
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More information about  Mammillaria grahamii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAGR9)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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