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Sclerocactus glaucus  (K. Schum.) L.D. Benson
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19759

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Echinocactus glaucus K. Schum.
    Echinocactus whipplei var. glaucus (K. Schum.) J.A. Purpus
    Pediocactus glaucus (K. Schum.) Arp
    Sclerocactus franklinii J.W. Evans
    Sclerocactus whipplei var. glaucus (K. Schum.) S.L. Welsh
    Ferocactus glaucus (K. Schum.) N.P. Taylor
    Echinocactus glaucus Karw. ex Pfeiff.
    Echinocactus subglaucus Rydb.
  Common Name(s): Uinta Basin hookless cactus [English]
    Colorado hookless cactus [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyCactaceae Juss. – cactus, cacti  
                               GenusSclerocactus Britton & Rose – fishhook cactus  
                                  SpeciesSclerocactus glaucus (K. Schum.) L.D. Benson – Uinta Basin hookless cactus, Colorado hookless cactus  

  Expert: Charles A. Butterworth, Ph.D.   
  Notes: ITIS Cactaceae Steward   
  Reference for: Sclerocactus glaucus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Checklist of CITES Species Part 1 CITES species index, CD-ROM (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2011. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-030-7. Available online at or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Sclerocactus glaucus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sclerocactus glaucus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sclerocactus glaucus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Sclerocactus glaucus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Taxonomic Change of Sclerocactus glaucus to Three Separate Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 74, no. 177   
  Page(s): 47112-47117   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Sclerocactus glaucus, Colorado hookless cactus [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  



  Comment: CITES: Appendix I adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Doha, 2010)  
    US ESA: Listed Threatened, as published in Federal Register Volume 74, Number 177, Pages 47112 - 47117, September 15, 2009  



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