Latin name: Mammillaria tetrancistra Engelm.
  Pronunciation: ma-mil-AIR-ee-a tet-ran-SIS-tra
  Common name: Fishhook cactus
  Family: Cactaceae (Cactus)
  Habitat: Sandy hills, valleys, washes, creosote bush
  scrub to 4500', deserts
  Blooming period: April
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Mammillaria
  (2) tetrancistra
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