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Homalocephala texensis (Hopffer) Britton & Rose. Devil's-head, Horse-crippler, Manca Caballo, Devil's Pincushion, Cany Cactus, Viznaga. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Oak woodlands, desert scrub, grasslands. Dist: TX, s. OK, and se. NM south into Mexico (CHH, COA, DGO, NLE, TAM, ZAC).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Vargas-Luna et al (2018); = Echinocactus texensis – FNA4, K3, K4, Mex, NcTx, Tx, Weniger (1984)

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image of plant© Joey Santore | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Echinocactus texensis, South Llano State Park, Kimble County, Texas 2 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley


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