Pediocactus peeblesianus subsp. fickeiseniae
Kakteen And. Sukk. 50: 278. 1999.
Plants branched or unbranched, brances 1–4. Stems 2.5–6.5 × 2–5.5 cm. Spines usually radial and central (rarely all radial); radial spines 6–7 per areole, 3–7 × 0.3–0.5 mm; central spine usually 1 per areole, straight to strongly curved, 5–18 × 1 mm.
Phenology: Flowering spring.
Habitat: Gravelly soils of alkaline desert scrub and desert grasslands
Elevation: 1200-1600 m
Although endemic to northern Arizona, Pediocactus peeblesianus subsp. fickeiseniae is much more widespread than subsp. peeblesianus. “Pediocactus peeblesianus var. fickeiseniae L. D. Benson” was not validly published.