IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
The species occurs in Sonoran desert scrub. E. engelmannii occurs on rocky soil, slopes, mountain ranges and also on deep lands with fine sand on the plain desert valleys (Paredes et al. 2000). It occurs in Sonoran and Mojavean Desert, montane forest, chaparral, great plain grassland and juniper-pinyon woodland; near sea level to 2,400 m altitude. It grows in gravelly, sandy, or rocky soils of hillsides, washes, and canyons in the desert, plains, pine woods, chaparral, grass, and Great Basin shrub.

  • Terrestrial


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