Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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cola de zorro
Pterocactus hickenii
Pterocactus hickenii
cola de zorro Cactus Family
Pterocactus hickenii Cactaceae
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Spanish common name
  •cola de zorro
accepted scientific name
  •Pterocactus hickenii Britton & Rose
rules for finding collection records
  •Pterocactus hickenii (16)
  •Opuntia skottsbergii (1)
family name
  • Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Michael Wolf
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Not able to find flower size.
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