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Claret Cup Cactus

A cactus with a red cup shaped flower with a yellow center. The cactus plant has many pleated light green cylindrical stems.

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Echinocereus triglochidiatus
Growing Season:Spring
Soil Type:Dry open areas, desert
Other Names:

Hedgehog Cactus, Kingcup Cactus, Mojave mound, Mohave Mound