Nature School Game Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Dragon Fruit Plant

Hylocereus sp.


Spiky cactus with long arms growing in profusion that blooms at night (sometimes called Night-blooming Cereus). The fruit is very pretty but unremarkable in taste.


This one is in an urban garden but this genus is originally from Central America.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Ava T-B
Spotted by
Ava T-B

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Aug 19, 2013
Submitted on Jun 12, 2017

Related Spottings

Hylocereus undatus Dragonfruit Dragonfruit Dragonfruit / Pitaya

Nearby Spottings

Eurasian Collard Dove Western Conifer Seed Bug Spotting Cochineal
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors