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Golden snake cactus

Bergerocactus emoryi


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.


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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Brian38 2 years ago

Thanks, armadeus.4.

armadeus.4 2 years ago

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

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San Diego, California, United States

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

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