Echinocereus reichenbachii

Common Name:  Lace Cactus, Hedgehog Cactus

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habit--Echinocereus reichenbachii is a genetically short cactus bluebonnets and cactus, oh my!
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spines typical habitat--Echinocereus is usually found growing out of cracks in solid rock!
in Spring, the stems will begin to produce flowers... ...that have beautiful rose-colored petals.  Do you see the many stamens and stigmas in this flowers?  Cacti have many, many flower parts per whorl!