Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Escobaria albicolumnaria Hester

CACTACEAE Family selection - Cactus family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Escobaria albicolumnaria Hester Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Desert Pl. Life 13: 129, tab. 1941
Rank: species

Common names

US name U.S. name: Column foxtail cactus

Grown habit: Shrub
Duration: Perennial

= Coryphantha albicolumnaria (Hester) A.D. Zimmerman
= Mammillaria albicolumnaria (Hester) D. Weniger, nom. nud.

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Escobaria albicolumnaria Hester
Map for Escobaria albicolumnaria Hester
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllidae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae

Genus: Escobaria

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2) Escobaria chaffeyi Britton & Rose
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4) Escobaria dasyacantha (Engelm.) Britton & Rose var. chaffeyi (Britton & Rose) N.P. Taylor
5) Escobaria dasyacantha (Engelm.) Britton & Rose var. dasyacantha
6) Escobaria dasyacantha (Engelm.) Britton & Rose var. duncanii (Hester) N.P. Taylor
7) Escobaria duncanii (Hester) Backeb.
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10) Escobaria hesteri (Y. Wright) Buxbaum

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