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gearstem cactus
Peniocereus striatus
gearstem cactus Cactus Family
Peniocereus striatus Cactaceae
common name
  gearstem cactus
accepted scientific name
  Peniocereus striatus (Brandegee) Buxb.
rules for finding collection records
  Neoevansia striata (2)
  Peniocereus striatus (152)
  Wilcoxia diguetii (5)
family name
Image Author: ©2011 Dr. Jürgen Menzel
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 2.75 to 4 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed last week of June thru 3rd week of April

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (90%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (11)
Az-Sonora Desert Museum (6)
Snowbirdpix (1)
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