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Cane cholla

Cylindropuntia spinosior


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.


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


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

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New Mexico, USA

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

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