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Browsing: Echinocereus

Echinocereus is a genus of ribbed, usually small to medium-sized cylindrical cacti, comprising about 70 species native to the southern United States and Mexico in very sunny rocky places. Usually the flowers are large and the fruit edible. The name comes from the Ancient Greek "echinos", meaning "hedgehog", and the Latin "cereus", meaning "candle". They are sometimes known as Hedgehog Cacti, a term also used for the Pediocactus and Echinopsis.

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Succulentopedia Echinocereus scheeri

Echinocereus scheeri

Echinocereus scheeri is a cactus with cylindrical, prostrate or ascending, green, spiny stems that grow up to 28 inches (70 cm) long and…

Succulentopedia Echinocereus viereckii

Echinocereus viereckii

Echinocereus viereckii is a clump-forming hedgehog cactus that branches profusely from the base, forming up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall…