Calflora
Taxon  Report   10819    
Coryphantha vivipara  (Nutt.) Britton & Rose
Spinystar
Coryphantha vivipara
© 2003 Michael Charters
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Coryphantha vivipara
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Coryphantha vivipara
© 2009 James M. Andre
Coryphantha vivipara, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.

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Coryphantha vivipara
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Coryphantha
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Escobaria vivipara
More information about  Coryphantha vivipara
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ESVIV)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).