General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pale pink
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Common names
  • Mammillaria

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  • Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Oct 10, 2020 11:40 AM concerning plant:
    Spiny, usually clustering globular cactus with white or pale pink flowers from northeastern Mexico. This subspecies can be distinguished from the type based on spines. The type can have over 100 radial spines, but this subspecies has only 16-21. They are very fine and flexible, unlike subspecies dumetorum, which may have fewer than 50. The axils of this subspecies are free of bristles or hairs. It is native to Tamaulipas.

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