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Cactus viviparus Nutt. in Fraser
Cat. Pl. Upper Louisiana no. 22. 1813 Fraser's Cat. no. 2. 1813
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Escobaria vivipara (Nutt.) Buxb.
Oesterr. Bot. Z. 98: 78. 1951 as vivipera

Cactus viviparus (Escobaria vivipara) Photo by: Colin Bundred
The plant was collected at the northern tip of its range in Drumheller Alberta Canada, were it occurs both as single plants and less frequently, small clumps. It has proven perfectly hardy in gardens even further north, in and around Edmonton.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Escobaria vivipara (Nutt.) Buxb.
Oesterr. Bot. Z. 98: 78. 1951 as vivipera
Synonymy: 61 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Escobaria vivipara var. deserti (Engelm. in W.H.Brewer & S.Watson) W.T.Marshall
Desert. Bot. Gard. Arizona, Sci. Bull. 1: 94. 1950
Synonymy: 16
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Beehive Cactus, Pincushion Cactus, Spiny Star Cactus, Showy Pincushion, Rose Beehave Cactus, Kaibab Beahave kactus, Hens and Chichens, Foxtail Cactus, Desert Cactus, Desert Beehave Cactus, Biscuit Cactus, Bisbee Beehave Cactus, Arizona Beehave, Spinystar
SPANISH (Español): Estrella de la Tarde

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Escobaria vivipara group


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Cactus viviparus (Escobaria vivipara) Photo by: Cactus Art

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Cactus viviparus (Escobaria vivipara) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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Cactus viviparus (Escobaria vivipara) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Cactus viviparus (Escobaria vivipara) Photo by: Cactus Art
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JRT1112 Fremont Co., Colorado, USA. (Escobaria vivipara) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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RP113 FT Union New Mexico. (Escobaria vivipara) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
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