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Desert Christmas cactus

Cylindropuntia leptocaulis


Cylindropuntia leptocaulis is a species of cholla cactus. A spiny plant with red fruit. The red fruit when consumed can have an intoxicating effect. The plant can reach 5.9 ft.


Spotted along a trail in thorny shrubland at Falcon Lake State Park.

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Roma, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 13, 2020
Submitted on Jan 6, 2021

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