Tephrocactus (Tephrocactus aoracanthus)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Fruit: Dehiscent
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Van der Veer Botanical Garden  Davenport, IowaDate: 2012-07-02
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-11-06
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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 25, 2013 6:23 AM

"Aoracanthus Tephrocactus Lem., is a species flowering plant belonging to the family Cactaceae.

It is endemic to Argentina in La Rioja , Córdoba , Mendoza and San Juan.

This plant is succulent, ovoid, armed thorns , green and white flowers."

Taken from wikipedia's page at: http://translate.google.com/tr...

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