Sunday, August 21, 2005

Eagle Claw Cactus (Ancistrocactus horizonthalonius) COLOR PHOTO

Eagle Claw Cactus (Ancistrocactus horizonthalonius) FREE COLOR PHOTO: Eagle Claw Cactus (Ancistrocactus horizonthalonius)aka Lem. devilshead, Symbol: ECHO, Group: Dicot, Family: Cactaceae, Growth Habit: Shrub Subshrub, Duration: Perennial, U.S. Nativity: Native. 48 genera in Cactaceae, 3 species in Echinocactus

The eagle claws cactus (Echinocactus horizonthalonius) aka Turk's head or devilshead is a small barrel shaped cactus, which is generally rounded in form and grey-green in color with broad ribs. It commonly grows to a diameter of about 15 cm. and under ideal condition may reach a height of 30 cm tall. Bloom Colors vary from Pale Pink, Pink, Magenta (Pink-Purple), as we see in this example, through White or Near White This species grows in soils that are rich in lime. Will tolerate full sun to partial shade. It is drought tolerant. Blooms may occur from late spring to early summer. It's populations range from West Texas, New Mexico, Arizona to the Mexican Chihuahuan Desert and is common through out.

Title: Eagle Claw Cactus, Alternative Title: (none), Creator: Stolz, Gary M., Source: WO8219-001, Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Contributor: DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS Language: EN - ENGLISH, Rights: (public domain), Audience: (general), Subject: plants, flowering plants, botany, New Mexico

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USDA, NRCS. 2005. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.5 ( Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

Eagle Claw Cactus (Ancistrocactus horizonthalonius) COLOR PHOTO

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants, Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants, Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants, Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants, Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons, Subclass Caryophyllidae –, Order Caryophyllales –, Family Cactaceae – Cactus family, Genus Echinocactus Link & Otto – echinocactus, Species Echinocactus horizonthalonius Lem. – devilshead.

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