Taxon  Report   7412 
Sclerocactus polyancistrus  (Engelm. & J. Bigelow) Britton & Rose
Mojave fish hook cactus,  redspined fishhook cactus
Sclerocactus polyancistrus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and Nevada.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition
 

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Sclerocactus polyancistrus
© 2003 Larry Blakely
Sclerocactus polyancistrus
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Sclerocactus
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Echinocactus polyancistrus
 Information about  Sclerocactus polyancistrus  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (SCPO4)

Nursery availability on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 30, 2015).

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