pingpong ball cactus
Epithelantha micromeris var. micromerisCactaceae

common name synonyms: mulatto, tapone, button cactus

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Caryophyllidae

order: Caryophyllales

growth form: cactus

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America, Mexico (Central America)

notes: not in PUSDA or ARS-GRIN!!

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth