Coryphantha robbinsiorum NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
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FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.This cactus lives mostly buried in the ground with only its top few centimeters exposed. There is a cluster of spines on each areole, surrounded by a tuft of white woolly hairs. The spines are straight and white, often with dark tips, and measure 1 or 2 centimeters long. The flower is 1 to 3 centimeters long and has greenish yellow tepals. The fruit is bright red to orange, succulent, and under a centimeter in length. The plant grows in nearly solid bedrock with little soil or sand, in full sunlight. It can be found in dense colonies of up to 1000 individuals
Full Name: Cochise Pincushion cactus (Coryphantha robbinsiorum)
Where found: Wherever found
Species Group:Flowering Plants