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Ariocarpus fissuratus
Ariocarpus fissuratus
Living Rock Cactus
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0218 0455 (2018-02-08)

Copyright © 2018 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Mar 6, 2015
  • latitude 29.58990   longitude 102.99970     View on Google Maps.
  • location   State Highway TX 2627 to La Linda, MX, 6.9 miles southeast of Stillwell Store, 3.6 miles northeast of paved road north to Black Gap WMA HQ ranger station, (Brewster County, Texas, US)
  • family Cactaceae
  • plant community   Chihuahuan Desert scrub at 2654' (809m)
  • notes   flat topped spineless succulent on an gently sloping plain of mixed alluvial gravels of pale limestone and reddish volcanic rhyolite. Scarcely rising above ground level, plant is easily overlooked, especially in dry season. Increasingly threatened by both commercial and private collection from the wild.
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 1427a
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Living Rock Cactus (photographer)
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    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2018 Wynn Anderson. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact E. Wynn Anderson


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