Body prostrate 1.5-2.5 cm wide with 5-7 ribs. Areoles 8-20 mm apart with 7-12 radial spines to 3 cm. Flowers purplish to 2.5 cm long, 2 cm wide. [E. blanckii misapplied]
NE Mexico, SW North America (Texas)
Source: (1997). Echinocereus. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.