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black-spined snowball cactus
Pediocactus nigrispinus
black-spined snowball cactus Cactus Family
Pediocactus nigrispinus Cactaceae
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common names
  black-spined snowball cactus
  Columbia Plateau cactus
accepted scientific name
  Pediocactus nigrispinus (Hochstätter) Hochstätter
rules for finding collection records
  Pediocactus nigrispinus (38)
family name
  Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Paul Slichter
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.7 inches
Plant Observed 3rd week of April thru 3rd week of July

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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