Classification
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  • English
    • Cactuses
    • Cacti
  • Persian
    • کاکتوس
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 仙人掌科
  • Scientific Names
    • Cactaceae
  • Spanish
    • Cactos

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

juancruzado

Date

November 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fishhook Cacti Genus Mammillaria

Observer

opuntia

Date

June 27, 2015 12:35 PM CDT

Description

Vegetación secundaria de Bosque de Encino.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

ecoturixtlan

Date

May 8, 2015 12:47 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fishhook Cacti Genus Mammillaria

Observer

opuntia

Date

June 27, 2015 12:40 PM CDT

Description

Sobre roca volcánica, vegetación secundaria de Bosque de Encino.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fishhook Cacti Genus Mammillaria

Observer

opuntia

Date

June 27, 2015 12:35 PM CDT

Description

Sobre una ladera de roca volcánica, en cama de musgo. Vegetación secundaria de Bosque de Encino.

Photos / Sounds

What

Claret Cup Echinocereus triglochidiatus

Observer

opuntia

Date

June 27, 2015 12:34 PM CDT

Description

Flor color naranja. Sobre una ladera de roca volcánica, vegetación secundaria de Bosque de Encino.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cholla organillo Grusonia bradtiana

Observer

benjamin_o

Date

September 17, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Observado en el camino que conduce al Rancho Orozco

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

benjamin_o

Date

May 19, 2006

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

observado en el pie de monte del Rancho Orozco

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

alicoche sanjuanero Echinocereus stramineus

Observer

benjamin_o

Date

May 19, 2006

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

observada en el pie de monte de la Sierra de San Marcos y Pinos

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

david28

Date

July 1, 2015 06:45 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

danielafyf

Date

July 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Prickly Pears Genus Opuntia

Observer

danielafyf

Date

July 1, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

A cactus (plural: cacti, cactuses, or cactus) is a member of the plant family Cactaceae, within the order Caryophyllales. The word "cactus" derives, through Latin, from the Ancient Greek κάκτος (kaktos), a name originally used for a spiny plant whose identity is not certain. Cacti are native to the Americas, ranging from Patagonia in the south to parts of western Canada in the north—except for Rhipsalis baccifera, which also grows in Africa and Sri Lanka.

No range data available.