cpnha logo

Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Peniocereus striatus (sacamtraca, sarramatraca)

Crater Range

 

 Peniocereus striatus

Habitat: valleys
Life Form: cactus,stick-like
Leaf Description: leafless
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: July
Spines: very short 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 76 (13.5 MB pdf)

Photo Credits:
Photo #1

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

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright Creative Commons

HTML & Programing by
Thomas R. Powell

 

Natural History of the Sonoran Desert and Refuge

Geology

Climate

Plants

Animals

Astronomy