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Family: CACTACEAE 

 Peniocereus greggii
 
  
Author:  Nathaniel Lord Britton & Joseph Nelson Rose 1909
Family:  Cactaceae
Habitat:  Mexico, Texas
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Medium to Maximum
Thickness:  30 centimetres or more!
Height:  2 meters
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Nightblooming Cereus, Night Blooming Cereus, Queen of the Night, Deer-horn Cactus, Sweet-potato Cactus
Synonyms:  Cereus greggii Engelmann 1848
This member of the Cactaceae family was given this name by Nathaniel Lord Britton & Joseph Nelson Rose in 1909. It is found in Mexico and Texas, growing in grit with little water and some to lots of sun. The caudex will grow up to 30 centimetres or more, the branches will reach for up to two meters. The large white flowers will appear at night.