Body spreading and branching to 15 cm, 2 cm wide with 4-5 ribs. Areoles whitish with up to 9 yellowish or whitish radial spines to 2 cm long. Flowers lilac 10 cm wide.
C & N Mexico, SW North America
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.