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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Mammillaria viridiflora (Green-flower Nipple Cactus, Green-flower Mammillaria)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: cactus,pincushion
Leaf Description: leafless
Flower Color: greenish or green yellow or yellowish pink or magenta
Flowering Period: spring
Spines: hooked spines
Family: Cactaceae (cactus family)
Abundance: rare
Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Mammillaria viridiflora (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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