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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Mammillaria tetrancistra (Corkseed Fishhook Cactus)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: cactus,pincushion
Leaf Description: leafless
Flower Color: magenta or pink
Flowering Period: Apr. to July
Spines: hooked spines
Family: Cactaceae (cactus family)
Abundance: rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, J. Malusa, and M.A. Baker. 2014. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 7. Eudicots: Cactaceae - Cactus Family. Phytoneuron 2014-69, 1-95 page 61 (13.5 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Mammillaria tetrancistra (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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