Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus.
Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus. Photo by Sue Rutman in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.

Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus habitat.
Arizona hedgehog cactus grows among boulders in the Pinal Mountains east of Superior, Arizona, on the Tonto National Forest. Photo by Sue Rutman in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.

Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus range map.
Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus range map.

Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus, Arizona hedgehog cactus

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

  • Listed as: Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. arizonicus
  • PLANTS Database Name: Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus
  • Listed Endangered 1979 (PDF, 5.1 MB)

Threats

  • Copper mining
  • Highway and utility corridor construction
  • Collecting for horticulture
  • Livestock damage
  • Insect and disease damage
  • Wildfire

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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