Ferocactus cylindraceus var. eastwoodiae (Engelm.) N. P. Taylor — Details

Eastwood's Barrel Cactus learn more about names for this taxon

Overview

Distribution

Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Ferocactus eastwoodiae (L.D. Benson) L.D. Benson:
United States (North America)

Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
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National Distribution

United States

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

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Ecology

Population Biology

Number of Occurrences

Note: For many non-migratory species, occurrences are roughly equivalent to populations.

Estimated Number of Occurrences: Unknown

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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NU - Unrankable

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: TU - Unrankable

Reasons: Difficulty identifying these plants and therefore the lack of data necessary to rank (# of EOs, range extent, area of occupancy, threats, and # of individuals) makes it difficult to determine the conservation status of this taxon. Thought to be endemic to Arizona.

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Threats

Degree of Threat: Unknown

Comments: Most cacti subject to horticultural collecting. Otherwise, threats are unknown.

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Management

Biological Research Needs: Determine the reason that this taxon is difficult to ID and if it is related to taxonomic uncertainty.

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Names and Taxonomy

Taxonomy

Comments: Recognized by Kartesz (1994 and 1999), considered endemic to Arizona. However, so difficult to distinguish that Arizona Natural Heritage Program does not track. See Ferocactus cylindraceus.

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