CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18jan 1-22-18
Status: record echinocereus_engelmannii_var._howei - Wed, Feb. 21, 2018 09:57 ET c
Echinocereus engelmannii var. howei
common nameHowe's hedgehog cactus
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life form stem succulent
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G5T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (2):
Bannock (173A) 3411487, Goffs (174A) 3411581
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
San Bernardino (SBD)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Mojavean desert scrub (MDScr)
blooming period Apr-May  
elevation range430 - 775 meters
Probably threatened by horticultural collecting. Not in The Jepson Manual. See Cactus and Succulent Journal 46:80 (1974) for original description.
full nameEchinocereus engelmannii (Parry) Ruempler var. howei L. Benson
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  ECENH Element Code  PDCAC06035
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18jan). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Feb. 21, 2018 from

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