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Epithelantha micromeris

Description:

Spotted this in the hike towards the Summit of Popa in San Jose De la Popa . It has Red flowers Epithelantha micromeris is the largest and most common of the Epithelantha micromeris subspecies that appears ashy grey and relatively rough, somewhat bristly in general aspect.It is is a button cactus in the genus Epithelantha. It is characterized by its white-grey spines growing on a globular shaped stem

Habitat:

Northern Mexico, especially around Saltillo, Coahuila. and Neo Leon

Notes:

Below sites can help for cactus identification http://www.llifle.com/Encyclopedia/CACTI... https://cactiguide.com/cactus/?genus=Epi...

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Nuevo León, Mexico

Spotted on May 26, 2018
Submitted on May 27, 2018

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