Taxon  Report   9877    
Echinocereus coccineus  Engelm.
Scarlet hedgehog cactus
Echinocereus coccineus
© 2011 Robert Sivinski
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Echinocereus coccineus
© 2018 Betty Wheeler
Echinocereus coccineus
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
Echinocereus coccineus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.

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Echinocereus coccineus
© 2018 Betty Wheeler
Genus: Echinocereus
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

More information about  Echinocereus coccineus
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).