HAND-COLORED LUCRETIA BREAZEALE HAMILTON PRINTS
BY EDWARD H. HAMILTON

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Exhibit Item 59

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Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. melanacanthus
Current classification: Echinocereus coccineus var. coccineus
Claret cup cactus

© 2009 Edward Hamilton: Hand-colored lithograph
prepared from a pen and ink drawing by
Lucretia B. Hamilton, ca. 1982

From the Collection of Richard and Patricia Wiedhopf


Originally named as one of many varieties of claret-cup hedgehogs. Occurs in eastern Arizona above the desert.

Exhibit Item 60

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Echinocactus horizonthalonius var. nicholii
Nichol's Turk's head cactus

© 2009 Edward Hamilton: Hand-colored lithograph
prepared from a pen and ink drawing by
Lucretia B. Hamilton, ca. 1982

From the Collection of Gene Joseph and Jane Evans


This is an endangered species, found in just a few upland mountains in southern Arizona.