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Thelocactus macdowellii Live Cactus in 6 Inch

Thelocactus macdowellii Live Cactus in 6 Inch

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Origin and Habitat: This species has a very small range in the Chihuahuan Desert on the border of the states of Coahuila and Nuevo León, Mexico (extent of occurrence is less than 100 km²).
Typical locality: 33 km northeast of Saltillo on hwy 40 to Monterrey, Coahuila (Mexico, Northern America)
Altitude: It grows at an elevation of about 1500 metres above sea level.
Habitat: Occurring in matorral xerofilo (shrubland) on limestone hills. This plant is quite rare and only known from a from a single location in the wild. Illegal collection may be a problem.
Description: Solitary cactus that can in time grow several heads.
Stem: Light green, up to 10 cm tall and 10 cm wide.
Ribs: Indistinct divided in conical tubercles.
Areoles: White
Radial spines: Glassy white acicular, usually between 15 and 25.
Central spines: 2-4 white or light yellow.
Flowers: Funnel-shaped, pink (or magenta) with a yellow centre and about 6 cm wide Not self-fertile.
Blooming season: Usually flowers only once in mid to late winter (or early spring) but sometimes it can do a 2nd round like it happens with all seasonal bloomers once in a while.
Fruit: Green and shiny. Hairless and spineless.

This is for one plant growing in a 6" inch container shipped bare root. All of our plants are grown in the beautiful Temecula Valley in sunny Southern California, and we ship within the United States. Shipping is done Monday thru Friday.

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