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Engelman's Prickly Pear

Echinocereus engelmanii


Low-growing, heavily-thorned cactus with showy magenta flowers.


Rocky, gravelly desert landscape surrounding the Montezuma Well limestone sinkhole.


Montezuma Well National Monument, Arizona.

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Arizona, USA

Lat: 34.65, Long: -111.75

Spotted on Apr 25, 2018
Submitted on Jan 21, 2020

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