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Cylindropuntia fulgida

Cylindropuntia fulgida, the jumping cholla, also known as the hanging chain cholla, is a cholla cactus native to Sonora and the Southwestern United States. The greatest range of the jumping Cholla-the entire of Sonora, except the Sierra Madre Occ ...

                                               

Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Cylindropuntia ramosissima is native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts of the Southwestern United States, California, and Northwestern Mexico, and to Baja California and its Islas San Benito.

                                               

Cylindropuntia rosea

Cylindropuntia rosea, the Hudson pear, is a cactus Australian botanists attribute to being native to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona and Northwestern Mexico. The plant is an invasive species in Australia.

                                               

Cylindropuntia wolfii

Cylindropuntia wolfii is native to Sonoran Desert, in the Colorado Desert of Southern California, and in Baja California, Mexico. It grows in dry, rocky desert habitat.

                                               

Echinocactus

Echinocactus is a genus of cacti in the subfamily Cactoideae. The generic name derives from the Ancient Greek εχινος, meaning "spiny," and cactus. It and Ferocactus are the two genera of barrel cactus. Members of the genus usually have heavy spin ...

                                               

Ferocactus echidne

Ferocactus echidne is a barrel cactus in the genus Ferocactus. It is found in nature in Mexico. This cactus is known commonly as Sonora barrel, Covilles barrel cactus, Emorys barrel cactus, and travelers friend. In addition, he was appointed bino ...

                                               

Ferocactus emoryi

Ferocactus emoryi, known commonly as Emorys barrel cactus, Covilles barrel cactus and travelers friend, is a barrel cactus in the genus Ferocactus.

                                               

Ferocactus hamatacanthus

Ferocactus hamatacanthus is widespread in the Chihuahuan Desert of Northwestern Mexico, New Mexico, and Southwestern Texas. The Ferocactus hamatacanthus Type Locality was found in Mexico.

                                               

Mammillaria fraileana

Mammillaria fraileana is one of about 200 species of the genus Mammillaria from the cactus family Cactaceae. This species is native to Mexico and can be found along the east coast of the southern part of Baja California Peninsula in Desert Scrub ...

                                               

Mammillaria grusonii

Mammillaria grusonii is a cactus in the genus Mammillaria of the family Cactaceae. The epithet grusonii honors the inventor, scientist, industrialist and cacti collector Hermann Gruson of Magdeburg.

                                               

Mammillaria standleyi

Mammillaria standleyi is a species of the family Cactaceae native to the Sierra Madre Occidental of Sinaloa, Chihuahua and Sonora. It has red-purple flowers surrounded by cottony pubescence. Fruits are red and edible, tasting like apples, althoug ...

                                               

Mammilloydia

Mammilloydia candida is green, globe-shaped, but with age it becomes almost cylindrical. It can reach a diameter of about 15 centimetres 5.9 in and a height of about 30 centimetres 12 in. As is usual in the genus Mammillaria, this plant has no ri ...

                                               

Opuntia rastrera

Opuntia rastrera is a prickly pear which grows in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosi. It is known in Spanish as cuija, although that name can also refer to other cactuses such as Brasiliopuntia.

                                               

Stenocactus pentacanthus

Stenocactus pentacanthus is a cactus native to Central Mexico. It can grow to 8 cm in diameter. The plant is greyish-green in colour with 30 to 40 wavy-edge ribs with few areoles. Its flowering period is normally during spring. These flowers can ...

                                               

Allolepis texana

Allolepis is a genus of North American plants in the grass family. The only known species is the Texas false saltgrass, texana Allolepis, a native of West Texas and Northern Mexico. All known populations are staminate, not enough female flowers, ...

                                               

Allolepis texana

                                               

Baeriopsis

Baeriopsis is a monotypic genus of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae, containing the single species Baeriopsis guadalupensis. It is endemic to the Guadalupe Island archipelago along the coast of Baja California in Mexico. It grows ...

                                               

Lasthenia coronaria

Lasthenia coronaria is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name royal goldfields. It is native to California and Baja California, including Guadalupe Island.

                                               

Dichaetophora (plant)

Dichaetophora is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family. There is only one known species, Dichaetophora field, the birthplace of Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon and South Texas.

                                               

Ottleya strigosa

Ottleya strigosa, synonyms Lotus strigosus and Acmispon strigosus, is a flowering plant in the pea family, native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It is known as stiff-haired lotus or strigose birds-foot trefoil.

                                               

Acmispon argyraeus

Acmispon argyraeus, synonym Lotus argyraeus, is a species of legume native to California and northwest Mexico. It is known by the common name canyon birds-foot trefoil. It occurs in dry mountain habitat. It is a perennial herb lined with leaves e ...

                                               

Acmispon maritimus

Acmispon maritimus, synonym Lotus salsuginosus, is a species of legume native to Arizona, California and northwestern Mexico. It is known by the common name coastal birds-foot trefoil. It grows in many types of mountain, desert, and scrub habitat ...

                                               

Croton wigginsii

This small gray-green shrub is native to the Sonoran Deserts of northern Mexico and Arizona, into the Colorado Desert in California where it is an inhabitant of sand dunes.

                                               

Eriogonum reniforme

Eriogonum reniforme is a species of wild buckwheat known by the common name kidney-leaf buckwheat. It is native to the desert southwest of the United States in California, Arizona, and Nevada, and its range may extend into Mexico.

                                               

Eriogonum thomasii

Eriogonum thomasii is a species of wild buckwheat known by the common name Thomas buckwheat. It is native to the desert southwest of the United States and northern Mexico where it is common in many areas, sometimes becoming a weed.

                                               

Lupinus arizonicus

Lupinus arizonicus is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, where it can be found growing in open places and sandy washes below 1.100 metres elevation. It is common around Joshua Tree National Park an ...

                                               

Monoptilon bellioides

It is native to stony and sandy plains in the Mojave Desert of California and the Sonoran Deserts of the Southwestern United States northwestern Mexico. It is and is very common in the northern, eastern, and southern parts of the desert.

                                               

Pachycereus

Pachycereus is a genus of 9–12 species of large cacti native to Mexico and just into southern Arizona, United States. They form large shrubs or small trees up to 15 m tall, with stout stems up to 1 m in diameter. Pachycereus comes from the ancien ...

                                               

Psorothamnus schottii

Psorothamnus schottii is a species of flowering plant in the legume family known by the common name Schotts dalea. It is native to the Sonoran Deserts of northern Mexico and adjacent sections of Arizona and the Colorado Desert in California.

                                               

Syrmatium micranthum

Syrmatium micranthum, synonym Lotus hamatus and Acmispon micranthus, is a species of legume native to California and northwestern Mexico. It is known by the common name San Diego birds-foot trefoil. It is found in the coastal mountain ranges of C ...

                                               

Syrmatium prostratum

Syrmatium prostratum, synonyms Lotus nuttallianus and Acmispon prostratus, is a species of legume native to California and northwestern Mexico. It is known by the common names beach lotus, Nuttalls lotus, and wire birds-foot trefoil. It is native ...

                                               

Artorima

Artorima is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. At present, only one species is known: Artorima erubescens, native to southern Mexico.

                                               

Coilostylis falcata

Coilostylis falcata, formerly Epidendrum falcatum, is an orchid in the genus Coilostylis, a genus recently resurrected and split from Epidendrum. This lithophytic wildflower grows in the Western Cordillera of Mexico. it grows on rocks and cliffs. ...

                                               

Hintonella

Hintonella is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae.It contains only one known species, Hintonella mexicana, native to central and southern Mexico.

                                               

Maxillaria tenuifolia

Maxillaria tenuifolia, the delicate-leafed maxillaria or coconut pie orchid, is a species of orchid ranging from Mexico to Nicaragua and possibly Costa Rica. These plants are easy to grow if kept moist and given good air movement in a high-light ...

                                               

Physogyne

Physogyne is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains three known species, all endemic to Mexico. Physogyne sparsiflora C.Schweinf. Garay - Morelos, Jalisco. Physogyne gonzalezii L.O.Williams Garay - Colima, Na ...

                                               

Sotoa

Sotoa is a genus of orchid, a relatively new genus described in 2010. It is native to western Texas and to Mexico as far south as Oaxaca. Only one species is known, Sotoa confusa. Sotoa confusa is very rare in Texas. They were collected in 1931 i ...

                                               

Svenkoeltzia

Svenkoeltzia is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains three known species, all endemic to Mexico. Svenkoeltzia patriciae R.Gonzalez - Jalisco. Svenkoeltzia luzmariana R.Gonzalez - Jalisco. Svenkoeltzia conge ...

                                               

Persea brevipetiolata

Persea brevipetiolata is a plant species known from the Mexican States of Oaxaca and Veracruz. It is found in lowland forests in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec at elevations less than 250 m. Persea brevipetiolata is a tree to 8 m tall. The leaves are ...

                                               

Gastrochilus acutifolius

Gastrochilus acutifolius is a species of orchid found in Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Myanmar and Vietnam. The specific epithet, acutifolius, meaning "thorny leaves", is derived from Latin acutus, and -folius, and refers to the characteristic ...

                                               

Seidenfadenia

Seidenfadenia is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. Seidenfadenia and another Orchid genus, Gunnarella, named after the Danish botanist Gunnar Seidenfaden. Now June 2014, there is only one known species, Seidenfadeni ...

                                               

Drymoanthus

Drymoanthus, commonly known as midget orchids is a genus of epiphytic orchids in the family Orchidaceae. Plants in this genus are relatively small and unbranched with thick roots, narrow crowded leaves and small scented green flowers with a white ...

                                               

Megastylis

Megastylis is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains 6 known species, all native to Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Megastylis montana Schltr. Schltr. Megastylis latissima Schltr. Schltr. Megastylis latilabris Sch ...

                                               

Aporostylis

Aporostylis is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. At the present time, only one species is known: Aporostylis bifolia, native to New Zealand.

                                               

Helichrysum luteoalbum

It is an erect biennial herb up to 70 centimetres high, branching from the base. Leaves are oblanceolate to lanceolate and covered in hairs like that of the edelweiss. The leaves can survive frozen over in winter. Flowers are cream, yellow, white ...

                                               

Pleurophyllum criniferum

Pleurophyllum criniferum is a large perennial herb, growing up to 2 m in height. The leaves may grow to a metre or more in length and are diverse in shape, though usually oblong-ovate to lanceolate, the undersides covered by silky white hairs. Th ...

                                               

Anisotome latifolia

Anisotome latifolia is a large and robust perennial herb, growing up to 2 m in height. The leathery basal leaves are 300–600 mm long and 100–200 mm wide, 2-pinnate with 5-7 pairs of dark to yellow-green leaflets. The inflorescence axis grows up t ...

                                               

Bulbinella rossii

Bulbinella rossii, commonly known as the Ross lily, is a species of flowering plant in genus Bulbinella. It is one of the subantarctic megaherbs. The specific epithet honours British Antarctic explorer James Clark Ross, who visited Campbell Islan ...

                                               

Hymenophyllum flabellatum

Hymenophyllum flabellatum, the shiny filmy-fern, is a species of fern in the family Hymenophyllaceae. This delicate fern is commonly epiphytic and is between 5 and 25 cm in length. It is distinct, with its thin, one-celled thick, membranous leave ...

                                               

Hypnodendron comosum

Hypnodendron comosum, commonly known as palm moss or palm tree moss, is a ground moss which can be divided into two varieties: Hypnodendron comosum var. comosum and Hypnodendron comosum var. sieberi. Both Hypnodendron varieties most commonly grow ...

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