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Chihuahuan fishhook cactus
Sclerocactus uncinatus
Chihuahuan fishhook cactus Cactus Family
Sclerocactus uncinatus Cactaceae
common names
  Chihuahuan fishhook cactus
  Biznaga-bola uncinada
accepted scientific name
  Sclerocactus uncinatus (Galeotti ex Pfeiff.) N.P. Taylor
rules for finding collection records
  Ancistrocactus uncinatus (24)
  Echinocactus uncinatus (6)
  Ferocactus uncinatus (8)
  Glandulicactus mathssonii (1)
  Glandulicactus uncinatus (60)
  Hamatocactus crassihamatus (1)
  Hamatocactus uncinatus (3)
  Sclerocactus uncinatus (84)
  Thelocactus uncinatus (1)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 Patrick Alexander
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.1 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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