Taxon  Report   7411 
Sclerocactus johnsonii  (Engelm.) N. P. Taylor
Johnson's devil claw,  Johnson's fishhook cactus
Sclerocactus johnsonii, 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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Sclerocactus johnsonii
© 1992 Gary A. Monroe
Sclerocactus johnsonii
© 2005 James M. Andre
Creosote Bush Scrub
Genus: Sclerocactus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Echinomastus johnsonii
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Echinocactus johnsonii
TJM2: Echinomastus johnsonii
TJM2: Neolloydia johnsonii
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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: Mar 29, 2015).

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