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Sclerocactus whipplei
Whipple's fishhook cactus Cactus Family
Sclerocactus whipplei Cactaceae
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common name
  Whipple's fishhook cactus
accepted scientific name
  Sclerocactus whipplei (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) Britton & Rose
rules for finding collection records
  Echinocactus whipplei (7)
  Sclerocactus parviflorus blessingiae (0)
  Sclerocactus whipplei (49)
  exclude Sclerocactus whipplei glaucus
  exclude Sclerocactus whipplei intermedius
family name
  Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Neal Herbert and the National Park Service (Canyonlands)
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 1.2 to 2. inches
Plant Observed beginning of May thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (11%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (15)
Cal Photos (9)
base map where plant found

Sand
Desert
grid lines base