Living Rocks of Mexico
Ariocarpus fissuratus

[ Habitat ]



Location: Location: Rio Grande Village, Texas

    Photos: Mick Rivers
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Ariocarpus fissuratus, a young mature plant

Ariocarpus fissuratus, A very large specimen growing near Rio Grande Village

Ariocarpus fissuratus, a typical specimen flowering in October



One of many populations of A. fissuratus found in the Big Bend Park, this is a healthy population of plants of all ages and sizes found growing on a fairly steep slope near Rio Grande Village. Plants are typical of the Texas form of A. fissuratus with well developed lateral fissures

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