Taxon  Report   8904    
Coryphantha vivipara  (Nutt.) Britton & Rose  var. rosea  (Clokey) L. D. Benson
Viviparous foxtail cactus
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
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Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
© 2009 James M. Andre
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
© 2010 James M. Andre
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (stem succulent) that is native to California, Arizona, Nevada.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
© 2006 James M. Andre
Genus: Coryphantha
Parent: Coryphantha vivipara
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Escobaria vivipara var. rosea

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Escobaria vivipara var. rosea
ICPN: Escobaria vivipara var. bisbeeana
More information about  Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 23, 2019).