Taxon: Sclerocactus glaucus (K. Schum.) L. D. Benson

Genus: Sclerocactus
Family: Cactaceae
Subfamily: Cactoideae
Tribe: Cacteae
Nomen number: 319243
Place of publication: Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 38:53. 1966
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Sclerocactus glaucus auct. div. (= S. brevispinus K. D. Heil & J. M. Porter) or Sclerocactus glaucus auct. nonn. (= S. wetlandicus Hochstätter)
Name Verified on: 06-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix I: ()
  • Fish & Wildlife Threatened species: ()

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado


  • Anderson, E. F. The cactus family. 2001 (Cact Fam)
  • Benson, L. The cacti of the United States and Canada. 1982 (Cact US Can)
  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hunt, D. CITES Cactaceae checklist. 1992 (CITES Cact L)
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Species Information: threatened and endangered animals and plants (on-line resource). (US Fish & Wildl List)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)


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