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Mammillaria grahamii Engelm.
Graham's nipple cactus

General Information
Symbol: MAGR9
Group: Dicot
Family: Cactaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
MAGRG4 Mammillaria grahamii Engelm. var. grahamii Graham's nipple cactus
MAGRO Mammillaria grahamii Engelm. var. oliviae (Orcutt) L.D. Benson Graham's nipple cactus
MAMI2 Mammillaria microcarpa Engelm.
MAMIA Mammillaria microcarpa Engelm. var. auricarpa W.T. Marshall
MAMI6 Mammillaria milleri (Britton & Rose) Boed.
MAOL2 Mammillaria oliviae Orcutt


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Caryophyllidae
Order Caryophyllales
Family Cactaceae – Cactus family
Genus Mammillaria Haw. – globe cactus
Species Mammillaria grahamii Engelm. – Graham's nipple cactus

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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