Echinocereus triglochidiatus

Claret Cup Cactus
Echinocereus triglochidiatus

Family: Cactus (Cactaceae)
AKA: Hedgehog Cactus, Kingscup Cactus
Photo taken on: May 27, 2008
Location: Wet Mountains, Eastern CO
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Dry openings and slopes

Grows in mounds of spiny barrels up to 2ft across.

Flora of North America reference.

Red & Orange Flowers