What is this? It says "Mammillaria species"

plantomaniac08(8)April 2, 2014

I know, "Mammillaria species" narrows it down to say... 200 or so eh? I would like to know an ID of this cactus if possible, as I'm not even sure it's a Mammillaria (still a notice with IDing Genera). Thanks!

Planto

This post was edited by plantomaniac08 on Sun, Apr 6, 14 at 14:33

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cactusmcharris

It does too, eh, Beth!

Flowers are by me needed, but it is indeed a Mamm.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2014 at 11:44PM
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plantomaniac08(8)

Jeff,
Thanks, at least I know they didn't mislabel this cactus completely. ;) Oh, now I'm excited, I wonder what color flowers it's going to have. Most likely magenta, but maybe I'll get something new this time around... say white, a light pink, or yellow? Although, yellow on yellow... they might just disappear. Good thing that it's a Mamm., they do bloom at a younger age at least.

Planto

    Bookmark   April 3, 2014 at 9:41AM
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fakechuchi(7)

Totally OT
"Flowers are by me needed" lol

Yeah, not-so-random laughter from dim recollections of Ainsley Hayes.

Pagan

    Bookmark   April 4, 2014 at 7:45AM
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aztcqn(10)

Hi Planto!

Whatever that is it's cute and round and prickly, my favorite type of cacti. Hope the forum move hasn't caused you to jump ship.
I'm wondering how you and your plants fared this winter. I know it's been tough in the midwest and east coast. I do look forward to exchanging pics of our flowering babies this Spring 2015.

    Bookmark   February 20, 2015 at 9:54PM
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cooperdr_gw(6a)

Sometimes it's fun to look at cactiguide.com Half the time you never really identify something 100% sure but it's worth a try because it's an interesting site. I don't really agree with all the advice and stuff- I think they're trying to sell photographs.

    Bookmark   February 27, 2015 at 4:10PM
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