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Peniocereus greggii (nightblooming cereus)

Synonyms: Cereus greggii

Wikipedia Abstract

Peniocereus greggii is a cactus species native to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas (USA); and Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Sonora, and Zacatecas (Mexico). Common names include Arizona queen of the night, nightblooming cereus and Reina de la noche. The species name greggii honors Josiah Gregg (1806 – 1850), a merchant, explorer, naturalist, and author of the American Southwest and Northern Mexico.
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Infraspecies

Peniocereus greggii var. greggii (Gregg's nightblooming cereus)
Peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus (nightblooming cereus)

Attributes

Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Structure [1]  Shrub

Distribution

North America;

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1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
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