Calflora
Taxon  Report   8903    
Coryphantha alversonii  (J. M. Coult.) Orcutt
Foxtail cactus
Coryphantha alversonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb (stem succulent) that is native to California and Arizona.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(91 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Coryphantha

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Escobaria alversonii

Alternate Names:
JEF: Coryphantha vivipara var. alversonii
JEF + CNPS: Escobaria vivipara var. alversonii
JEF: Mammillaria alversonii
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More information about  Coryphantha alversonii
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 27, 2020).