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Giant fishhook cactus Ferocactus hamatacanthus

Observer

ptexis

Date

December 31, 2013

Description

According to Powell et al. (2009) the F. hamatacanthus in the area along the Devils River are intergrades between the two subspecies, F. h. hamatacanthus to the west and F. h. sinuatus to the southeast. There is some "twist" in the growth of this cactus, evidence of the sinuatus influence.

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