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Echinocereus santaritensis

Claret-cup Cactus

Life form2, 3: cactus, low columnar
Habitat: rocky slopes
Leaf description3: leafless
Flower color2: scarlet
Flowering period2: Mar. to June
Armament2, 3: long straight
Family1, 2, 3: Cactaceae (cactus family)
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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