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Last updated 12/8/2008 by David Giblin.
Pediocactus nigrispinus (Hochstätter) Hochstätter[FNA4, HC2]
snowball cactus

Publication: Succulenta (Netherlands). 71: 99. 1992.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Pediocactus simpsonii var. robustior is the name H&C applies to the taxon found in Washington. FNA Volume 4 treats this taxon as not occurring in Washington, therefore the name P. simpsonii var. robustior is considered misapplied to plants in Washington.

References: (none)

Infraspecies:

ssp. nigrispinus [HC2]
dark-spine ball cactus
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Pediocactus simpsonii (Engelm.) Britton & Rose, misapplied[FNA4, HC, HC2]