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Cane cholla

Cylindropuntia spinosior

Description:

This cacti was 6 ft tall with 1 inch round branches. Many of the ends of branches had yellow fruit. The branches are often growing at right angles and are covered with grayish white spines.

Habitat:

Spotted in southern New Mexico. Chihuahuan Desert. 4000 ft elevation.

Notes:

It is native to Arizona and New Mexico in the United States; and Chihuahua and Sonora in Mexico.

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Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

New Mexico, USA

Lat: 32.74, Long: -105.93

Spotted on Oct 14, 2019
Submitted on Nov 5, 2019

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