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Cacti Genus sclerocactus




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Sclerocactus scheeri


Common Name(s): Fishhook Cactus, Root Cactus, Twisted-Rib Cactus
Synonym(s): Echinocactus scheeri, Ancistrocactus scheeri, Ferocactus scheeri, Pediocactus scheeri, Echinocactus megarhizus, Ancistrocactus megarhizus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Texas -United States : Mexico (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: GreenEncounterability: Extremely Rare
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Sclerocactus scheeri
S. scheeri
Picture taken at: Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Sclerocactus scheeri
S. scheeri
Picture taken at: 2005 Intercity Show, Los Angeles Arboretum

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Sclerocactus scheeri
S. scheeri
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Sclerocactus scheeri
S. scheeri
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Sclerocactus scheeri
S. scheeri
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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