Regularity: Regularly occurring
Global Range: Occurs from southern Idaho south to eastern California, Nevada, Utah, southwestern Wyoming, western Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico (Benson 1982).
Comments: Sandy, gravelly, or rocky soils of plains or mountainsides in woodlands at 1,700-2,400.
Number of Occurrences
Note: For many non-migratory species, occurrences are roughly equivalent to populations.
Estimated Number of Occurrences: 81 to >300
Comments: One hundred seven EO's (Benson 1982).
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: T4 - Apparently Secure
Reasons: Common throughout the western United States.
Comments: Most cacti subject to horticultural collecting.
Names and Taxonomy
Comments: Not recognized by Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2004).
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