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Golden snake cactus

Bergerocactus emoryi

Description:

A rare cactus that usually grows in clusters. The round stems are about three ft long and covered with short spines. In the spring the new growth is a golden color.

Habitat:

Spotted near the Point Loma Tide Pools at the Cabrillo National Monument. The plant is endemic to Baja California and San Diego.

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 4 months ago

Thanks, armadeus.4.

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 4 months ago

Wonderful spotting Brian. It really does look like a snake :D Thank you for sharing! Liana

Brian38
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Brian38

San Diego, California, United States

Spotted on Nov 18, 2021
Submitted on Dec 25, 2021

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