Body solitary, globular to 5 cm wide with 7-9 ribs. Areoles with 9-12 reddish or greyish radial spines to 1.7 cm long. Flowers greenish yellow to 2 cm wide.
C & S 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.