| Mammillaria microcarpa, Cactus family (Cactaceae)
|Flowers:||Pink star-like flowers, to 1" wide, in a ring around top of cactus..|
|Cactus:||Small cactus, grayish green with rounded top, usually several cylinder shapes clustered tightly together, with spines shaped like a fishhook.|
|Height:||Grows to 6".|
| Photographed Sept.
15, in Superstition Mountain area.
Typically found in dry desert, sheltered by small bushes.