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Sclerocactus glaucus

Common Name(s): Uinta Basin Cactus
Synonym(s): Echinocactus glaucus, Pediocactus glaucus, Ferocactus glaucus, Sclerocactus wetlandicus, Pediocactus wetlandicus, Sclerocactus wetlandicus, Sclerocactus brevispinus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Colorado, Utah - United States (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: PinkEncounterability: Extremely Rare
Species Notes: This species is listed in Appendix I of CITES.

The plant in picture one has been grafted.
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Sclerocactus glaucus
S. glaucus
Picture taken at: John Chippindale's Private Collection Leeds, England

Photographer: John Chippindale
Sclerocactus glaucus
S. glaucus
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

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Sclerocactus glaucus
S. glaucus
Picture taken at: Mesa County, Colorado

Photographer: Josef Busek
Sclerocactus glaucus
S. glaucus
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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