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Sclerocactus papyracanthus


Common Name(s): Grama Grass Cactus, Paper-spined cactus, Paper-Spine Pincushion Cactus
Synonym(s): Mammillaria papyracantha, Echinocactus papyracanthus, Toumeya papyracantha, Pediocactus papyracanthus
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Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Distribution: Arizona, New Mexico - United States (North America)
Habit: Globose-Cylindrical
Flower: WhiteEncounterability: Extremely Rare
Species Notes: This species is listed in Appendix I of CITES.
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Sclerocactus papyracanthus
S. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: 2005 Intercity Show, Los Angeles Arboretum

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Sclerocactus papyracanthus
S. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: A Cactus Grower
Sclerocactus papyracanthus
S. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: Private Collection -Baku city, Azerbaijan

Photographer: Ilham Alekperov
Sclerocactus papyracanthus
S. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

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Sclerocactus papyracanthus
S. papyracanthus
Picture taken at: Gerard Ardisson's Private Collection

Photographer: Gerard Ardisson

Photographer's Website: Click Here

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