Taxon  Report   2880    
Echinocereus triglochidiatus  Engelm.  
(no longer an active name)
Kingcup cactus,  Mohave mound cactus, Three spine hedgehog cactus
Echinocereus triglochidiatus
© 2004 John Game
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Echinocereus triglochidiatus, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Echinocereus triglochidiatus
© 2008 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ecology.or
Genus: Echinocereus
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Echinocereus mojavensis

NOTE: Echinocereus triglochidiatus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Dec 15, 2018).