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Sclerocactus (fishhook cactus)

Wikipedia Abstract

Sclerocactus ("hard cactus", from Greek; refers to the hard, dry fruit) is a genus of cacti. It comprises about 15 species, the exact number depending on the authority. These species are very xerophytic. They are sometimes called 'fishhook cactus' or 'little barrels'.
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Species

Sclerocactus blainei (Blain's fishook cactus)
Sclerocactus brevihamatus (shorthook fishhook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus brevispinus (shortspine fishhook cactus) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus cloverae (Clover's fishhook cactus)
Sclerocactus erectocentrus (redspine fishhook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus glaucus (Uinta Basin hookless cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus intertextus (white fish-hook cactus)
Sclerocactus johnsonii (pygmy barrel cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus mariposensis (Lloyd's fishhook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus mesae-verdae (mesa verde cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus nyensis (Nye County fishhook cactus) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus papyracanthus (paper-spine fish-hook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus parviflorus (Small flower fishook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus polyancistrus (Mojave fishhook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus pubispinus (Great Basin fishook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus scheeri (Scheer's fishhook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus schlesseri (Schlesser's fishhook cactus)
Sclerocactus sileri
Sclerocactus spinosior (desert valley fishhook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus uncinatus (Chihuahuan fishhook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus unguispinus
Sclerocactus warnockii (Warnock's fishhook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus wetlandicus (Uinta Basin hookless cactus)
Sclerocactus whipplei (Blessing's fishhook cactus) (Attributes)
Sclerocactus wrightiae (wright fishhook cactus) (Attributes)

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