Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Echinomastus intertextus (Engelmann) Britton & Rose
(Early Bloomer)

Family: Cactaceae

Status: Native

Per Allred, by var.

Echinomastus intertextus is a small pincushion type cactus found in the Spring Canyon area near Deming. The flowers are white with pink highlights. This cactus is found on dry desert hillsides.
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Echinomastus intertextus, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Kelly Kindscher & Leith Young, Florida Mtns., near Spring Canyon, March 21, 2008

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