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Mesa Verde Cactus

Sclerocactus mesae-verdae (Boissev. & C. Davidson) L. D. Benson

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Sclerocactus mesae-verdae (Mesa Verde Cactus) is a species of shrub in the family cacti. They are listed in cites appendix i. They are native to The Contiguous United States and North America.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/27661/legal
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EOL has data for 11 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mesa Verde Cactus. View this species on GBIF