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Cacti of the Southwest: Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas.
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40 Mammillaria microcarpa. 2 inches tall. Mammillaria wrightii. Stem 13/16 inches in diameter. 41 Mammillaria wilcoxii. Stem 17/8 inches in diameter. Mammillaria heyderi var. heyderi. 41/3 inches across. Mammillaria heyderi var. applanata. 4 inches across. Plate 43 (opposite) 42 (above) Mammillaria heyderi var. hemisphaerica. 31/2 inches across. (below) Mammillaria meiacantha. 4 inches across. 43 Mammillaria sphaerica. Main plant, with offsets, 43/4 inches across. Opuntia stricta. Plant pictured 26 inches tall.
33 Plate 35 (opposite) (above) Mammillaria dasyacantha and tuberculosa, growing together. (below left) Mammillaria duncanii. Showing root formation. Spiny portion of the stem 1 inch tall. (below right) Mammillaria duncanii. Same plant, with fruit, after 3 months’ cultivation. Mammillaria tuberculosa. Main stem 35/8 inches tall. 34 Mammillaria dasyacantha. Plant pictured, 3 inches in diameter. 35 Mammillaria albicolumnaria. Plant pictured, 27/8 inches in diameter. 36 Mammillaria varicolor. Largest stem 12/3 inches in diameter.
Echinocereus enneacanthus var. carnosus. Tallest stem 8 inches high. 14 Echinocereus enneacanthus var. enneacanthus. Clustered stems, 13 inches across. Echinocereus fendleri var. rectispinus. Tallest stem pictured, 8 inches high. (above, left) Echinocereus fendleri var. fendleri. Stem 53/4 inches tall. Echinocereus dubius. Tallest stem 9 inches high. Two specimens of Lophophora williamsii in right foregrounds. 15 Echinocereus papillosus var. angusticeps. Tallest stem pictured, 3 inches high. (above, right) Echinocereus papillosus var.