Pediocactus peeblesianus subsp. peeblesianus

Common names: Peebles Navajo cactus
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 213.

Plants unbranched. Stems 2–4 × 1.5–4.5 cm. Spines all radial, (3–) 4 (–5) per areole, curved upward toward apex of plant, 3–8 × 1 mm.


Phenology: Flowering spring.
Habitat: Great Basin desert scrub, desert grasslands, gravelly soils
Elevation: 1500-1700 m

Discussion

Of conservation concern.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
cushionlike +
deciduous +  and persistent +
elliptic +, pyriform +, oval +  and circular +
Kenneth D. Heil +  and J. Mark Porter +
(Croizat) L. D. Benson +
hardened +
Navajoa peeblesiana +
triangular +
curved +  and straight +
5mm +  and 18mm +
terete +  and flat +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
proliferating +
flattened +  and cylindric +
Peebles Navajo cactus +
mucilaginous +
1500-1700 m +
not separating +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
1.5cm;2.5cm +
reddish-brown;green +
persistent +, long +  and deciduous +
6mm;11mm +
turbinate +
dry +, fleshy +  and juicy +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
Great Basin desert scrub, desert grasslands, gravelly soils +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
deciduous +  and persistent +
rudimentary +
flat +  and terete +
nearly +  and microscopic +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
tuberculate +
fluted;spheric;depressed-spheric or club-shaped +
entire +  and fimbriate +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br />) +
deciduous +  and persistent +
Flowering spring. +
mucilaginous +
ridgelike +  and nipple--shaped +
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) +
greenish +  and white +
3;2;2;30 +
undulate +, entire +, denticulate +  and toothed +
thin +  and broad +
arillate +  and strophiolate +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +
rugose +  and papillate +
pyriform;obovoid +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
Illustrated +, Endemic +  and Conservation concern +
white +, gray +, pink +  and reddish tan +
deciduous +  and persistent +
3mm +  and 8mm +
recurved +, erect +  and spreading +
finely puberulent +  and glabrous +
pectinate +, awl-shaped +  and hairlike +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (3.2 cm32 mm <br />0.032 m <br />) +
harder +, spongy +  and corky +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (?) +
decurrent +
unsegmented +
gray-green +
2cm;4cm +
depressed-globose +, globose +  and obovoid +
succulent +
1.5cm;4.5cm +
yellow +  and green +
tuberculate +
Utahia peeblesianas +
adventitious +
tuberlike +
epipetric +  and epiphytic +
Pediocactus peeblesianus subsp. peeblesianus +
Pediocactus peeblesianus +
subspecies +
dull +  and glossy +
not confluent +
mammillate +, cylindroid +, truncate-conic +, conic +  and pyramidal +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
epiphytic;epiphytic;epiphytic +
hanging +  and erect to prostrate +
barrel-shaped +  and spheric +