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Ariocarpus index

These six species of living rock, or fossil, cacti from southern Texas a nd Mexico are endangered in the wild. The small, cone-shaped plants grow very slowly, largely underground, and have gray or brown, almost spineless tubercles. They grow in short burst in late spring and in autumn, when their white, yellow, pink, or red, ope-faced flowers and pale fleashy berries appear. Especially challening to grow in cooler areas.

Ariocarpus fissuratus

Ariocarpus retusus

pedals index