Data about <i>Ferocactus emoryi</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Ferocactus emoryi</i>
native range includes
Additional detail Lower 48 United States of America USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Ferocactus emoryi</i>
  • plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PlantHabit
plant growth habit
Additional detail shrub
  • shrub
    Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental conditions.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/shrub
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Ecology

Data about <i>Ferocactus emoryi</i>
habitat
Additional detail alluvial fan
  • alluvial fan
    A fan-shaped deposit formed where a fast flowing stream flattens, slows, and spreads typically at the exit of a canyon onto a flatter plain.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000314
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail arenosol
  • arenosol
    Arenosols are sandy soils, including both soils developed in residual sands after in situ weathering of usually quartz-rich sediments or rock, and soils developed in recently deposited sands such as dunes in deserts and beach lands.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002229
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail bajada
  • bajada
    A convergence of neighboring alluvial fans into a single apron of deposits against a slope.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000315
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail basalt
  • basalt
    Basalt is a volcanic rock which is formed by the rapid cooling of basaltic lava.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000236
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail botanical garden
  • botanical garden
    A place where a wide variety of plants primarily categorized and documented for scientific purposes.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00010624
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail desert
  • desert
    A region rendered barren or partially barren by environmental extremes, especially by low rainfall.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000097
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail desert scrubland
  • desert scrubland
    A scrubland which is located in a desert.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000242
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail hill
  • hill
    A rounded elevation of limited extent rising above the surrounding land with local relief of less than 300m.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000083
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail lava
  • lava
    Lava is an environmental material which is primarily composed of molten rock.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000231
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail limestone
  • limestone
    A sedimentary rock composed largely of the mineral calcite.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002053
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail non-marine IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
Additional detail protected area
  • protected area
    An area of land and/or a body of water especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed through legal or other effective means.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000358
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail slope
  • slope
    The part of an elevation or depression between the relatively flat surrounding area and the peak of a mount or the bottom of a depression.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002000
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Additional detail tropical Environments - EOL project  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Ferocactus emoryi</i>
life cycle habit
Additional detail perennial
  • perennial
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span extends over more than two growing seasons, c.f. annual, biennial, ephemeral, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/perennial
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Ferocactus emoryi</i>
population trend
Additional detail Stable IUCN  
conservation status
Additional detail least concern
  • least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  
extinction status
Additional detail extant IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

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