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echinocereus triglochidiatus var arizonicus
12-22-2016

Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. arizonicus

Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. arizonicus 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.

ITIS Reports — ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.central Arizona in Gila and Pinal Counties, and has been federally listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) since 1979. Mining, mineral exploration, and highway development have resulted in habitat degradation and loss of individual plants.

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.Echinocereus arizonicus is a species of cactus native to the Chihuahuan Desert region of Chihuahua, southwestern New Mexico and southeastern Arizona, as well as in the Superstition and Mescal Mountains of Central Arizona. An endangered variable of the species “Echinocereus triglochidiatus arizonicus” is found exclusively in sections of the Superstition, Mescal, and Pinal Mountains. Genetic studies have indicated that this variable of the species does not occur outside these mountain ranges.

Detailed information
Full Name: Arizona Hedgehog cactus (Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. arizonicus)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 11/26/1979 Southwest Region (Region 2) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Arizona Hedgehog cactus, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Arizona
  • US Counties in which the Arizona Hedgehog cactus, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
Federal register documents
Date
Citation Page
Title
03/20/2008 73 FR 14995 14997 5-Year Reviews of 28 Southwestern Species
10/25/1979 44 FR 61556 61558 Determination that Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. arizonicus is an Endangered Species;
06/16/1976 41 FR 24523 24572 Proposed Endangered Status for 1700 U.S. Plants; 41 FR 24523 24572
Recovery
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Arizona Hedgehog cactus.
Date
Title
Plan Action Status
Plan Status
09/30/1984 Arizona Hedgehog Cactus Agency Review Draft, 1984 Recovery efforts in progress, but no implementation information yet to display Draft
Date
Title
Plan Action Status
Plan Status
09/30/1984 Arizona Hedgehog Cactus Agency Review Draft, 1984 Recovery efforts in progress, but no implementation information yet to display Draft
Date
Citation Page
Title
Document Type
03/20/2008 73 FR 14995 14997 5-Year Reviews of 28 Southwestern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
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