Sclerocactus glaucus

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Sclerocactus glaucus


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Cactaceae
Subfamilia: Cactoideae
Tribus: Cacteae
Genus: Sclerocactus
Sectio: S. sect. Parviflori



  • Echinocactus glaucus K.Schum.
  • Echinocactus subglaucus Rydb.
  • Echinocactus whipplei var. glaucus (K.Schum.) J.A.Purpus
  • Ferocactus glaucus (K.Schum.) N.P.Taylor
  • Pediocactus glaucus (K.Schum.) Arp
  • Sclerocactus franklinii J.W.Evans
  • Sclerocactus whipplei var. glaucus (K.Schum.) S.L.Welsh


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Colorado

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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English: Colorado hookless cactus, Uinta Basin hookless cactus
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