By John M. Coulter
Contributions from the U.S. nationwide Herbarium, 1894.
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T. 74. fig. 3, seeds)—Type unknown. On the northwestern plains, from the boundary provinces of British America (western Manitoba, Assiniboia and Alberta), and throughout the Upper Missouri region, southward through western Nebraska to western Kansas and to the eastern foothills of central Colorado. It is also mentioned by Howell (Cat. of Oregon, Washington and Idaho plants), as occurring beyond the Rocky Mountain divide in Idaho and Washington, which is probable, but no specimens have been seen.
Gard. Rocky ground, from southwestern Utah and southern Nevada through western Arizona and adjacent California to Sonora and Lower California. Apparently not east of the Great Basin. Specimens examined: Utah (Palmer of 1877; Siler): Arizona (LeConte 11; Bigelow of 1854; Newberry of 1858; Palmer of 1867, 1869, 1874; Parry of 1881; Pringle of 1881; Evans of 18t)1): California (Parish of 1880; G. R. Vasey of 1880): Sonora (Palmer of 1869): Lower California (Brandegee of 1889, at Boca dc Las Animas, San Gregorio, and Posa de Los Dolores).
7; Mém. Cact. t. 10)—Type unknown. In Mexico, from Nuevo Leon southward to Guatemala. Specimens examined: San Luis Potosi (Parry & Palmer 270, 273; Pringle 3270; Eschanzier of 1891): Nuevo Leon (Bourgeau 1183): Vera Cruz (Weber of 1865): State of Mexico (Poselger of 1851): Mexico, with no State assigned (Mallincrodt 176). A form with the lower central yellow and the flowers salmon is noted by Mrs. Anna B. Nickels. 14. Echinocactus wislizeni Engelm. Wisliz. Rep. 12 (1848). At first globose, then ovate to cylindrical, 5 to 12 dm.