Whipple's Fishhook Cactus (Sclerocactus whipplei)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Whipple's Fishhook Cactus
Give a thumbs up Whipple's Devil's-Claw Cactus

Botanical names:
Sclerocactus whipplei Accepted
Sclerocactus parviflorus var. blessingiae Synonym
Sclerocactus whipplei var. roseus Synonym
Sclerocactus whipplei var. whipplei Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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