Where is Arizona Hedgehog Cactus (Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus)
located in the wild?
Plants are found on the rocky slopes of granitic canyons at elevations of 3,500 to 5,400 ft, and are endemic to chapparal habitats in central Arizona. They also grow on slopes in Arizona desert grassland, in or near the Superstition Mountains, an area with a high proportionate incidence of endemic plant species. Interior Chaparral and Madrean evergreen Woodland; also into desert grassland. Often with the following associated species: Quercus tufbinella, Quercus emoryi, Arctostaphyllos pungens, Cercocarpus montanus, Nolina Microcarpa, Dasyliron wheeleri, Agave chrysantha, Muhlenbergia emersleyi, Pinus monophylla, Juniperus erythrocarpa and Rhus trilobata.
Central Arizona, Pinal and Gila Counties. Pinal, Dripping springs, Superstition And Mescal Mountains. Highlands between Globe and Superior. Devils Chasm has dacite substrate (Queen Creek), Gila/Pin
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Arizona Hedgehog Cactus can be found in Arizona