Calflora
Taxon  Report   5359    
Mammillaria tetrancistra  Engelm.
Common fish hook cactus,  Common fishhook cactus, Fishhook cactus
Mammillaria tetrancistra, 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.

Bloom Period
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Mammillaria
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phellosperma tetrancistra
More information about  Mammillaria tetrancistra
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MATE4)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2019).