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Park Pincushion Cactus (Pediocactus paradinei)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Cactaceae
  • State: AZ
  • Nature Serve ID: 156067
  • Lifeform: Shrub
  • Categories of Interest: Cacti/Succulents
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Park Pincushion Cactus (Pediocactus paradinei) located in the wild?





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Park Pincushion Cactus can be found in Arizona

Which CPC Partners conserve Park Pincushion Cactus (Pediocactus paradinei)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 01/01/2010

collectors steal the plants suppression of range fires

  • 01/01/2010

fourteen permanent plots

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Taxon Pediocactus paradinei
Authority B.W. Benson
Family Cactaceae
CPC Number 3134
ITIS 19773
Duration Perennial
Common Names Kaibab pincushion cactus | Park Pincushion-cactus | park hedgehog cactus | Kaibab pediocactus | Kaibab plains cactus | Houserock cactus | Paradine plains cactus
Associated Scientific Names Pediocactus paradinei | Pediocactus simpsonii var. paradinei | Pilocanthus paradinei
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Arizona S1
Ecological Relationships


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