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

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What

jumping cholla Cylindropuntia fulgida

Observer

panzarayada

Date

November 18, 2012 04:01 PM CST

Description

Cylindropuntia fulgida
Hanging Chain Cholla, Jumping Cholla
Caborca
Sonora
México

Photos / Sounds

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What

Organ Pipe Cactus Stenocereus thurberi

Observer

panzarayada

Date

November 18, 2012 04:00 PM CST

Description

Stenocereus thurberi
Organ Pipe Cactus
Puerto Libertad
Sonora
México

Photos / Sounds

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What

Teddy Bear Cholla Cylindropuntia bigelovii

Observer

panzarayada

Date

November 17, 2012 12:08 PM CST

Description

Cylindropuntia bigelovii
Teddy Bear Cholla
Carretera Puerto Libertad-Puerto Lobos
Sonora
México

Photos / Sounds

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What

Strawberry Cactus Echinocereus enneacanthus

Observer

beremata

Date

July 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Chollas Genus Cylindropuntia

Observer

beremata

Date

July 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

bunny ears Opuntia microdasys

Observer

beremata

Date

July 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Strawberry Cactus Echinocereus enneacanthus

Observer

beremata

Date

July 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blue Myrtle-cactus Myrtillocactus geometrizans

Observer

manuelnevarez

Date

August 26, 2015

Place

Huichapan (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Fishhook Barrel Cactus Ferocactus wislizeni

Observer

trosenmeier

Date

August 26, 2015 12:06 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Coastal Prickly Pear Opuntia littoralis

Observer

califlora

Date

August 26, 2015 10:13 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Coastal Prickly Pear Opuntia littoralis

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

August 26, 2015 12:34 PM PDT
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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.