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    • Fouquieriaceae
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    • Ocotillos y parientes
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    • ocotillo and allies

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Recent observations

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What

Ocotillos Genus Fouquieria

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

April 28, 2014 02:51 PM CDT

Description

SSW of Wellton, Arizona.

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What

Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens

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gonzalezii

Date

November 21, 2014 04:21 PM CST

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Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens

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gonzalezii

Date

November 21, 2014 02:51 PM CST

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Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens

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jaykeller

Date

February 16, 2015 07:42 AM PST

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cardo santo Fouquieria splendens

Observer

ronsavage

Date

August 14, 2007

Description

Common in area

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What

Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens

Observer

jmschlichte

Date

February 13, 2015 03:42 PM MST

Description

This ocotillo was obswrved growing in light brown sandy soil with small rocks. It was the only Ocotillo growing on the northwest side of the hill slope on this hill. It was growing out of the same soil as a Creosote Bush; they were intertwined.

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What

Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens

Observer

jmschlichte

Date

February 11, 2015 02:15 PM MST

Description

I saw this Ocotillo on an undisturbed piece of land on the edge of campus. The Ocotillo seemed to be thriving despite now being located in the middle of a city. It was on a hill with a slight slope, located on the south-facing side. It was growing only 4 feet from a sidewalk that ran alongside a fairly busy side street (to the southeast of the plant) and approximately 20 feet from a fenced-off developed area (to the northwest of the plant). It seemed like it may be a nurse plant, as many smaller plants were growing underneath. It was 61 degrees Fahrenheit , 30% humidity and wind was beginning to gust from 0-30mph. It was located in full sunlight. The light brown sandy soil under the plant was very dry and easily crumbled when touched. The Ocotillo had obviously not had access to water recently, as it was completely devoid of leaves and only had bare,grey, thorny stems visible. At the base of the Ocotillo, streaks of light yellow broke through the grey exterior. If this plant is healthy, I expect it to gain green leaves and red flowers at the ends of the tall stems after the next rainfall.

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What

Albarda Fouquieria splendens

Observer

dannywolf

Date

September 27, 2014

Description

Albarda creciendo sobre pared de roca en la Carretera Cuatrociénegas-Ocampo.

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Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens

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gonzalezii

Date

February 8, 2015 01:41 PM CST

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Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens

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gonzalezii

Date

February 8, 2015 02:09 PM CST

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Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens

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gonzalezii

Date

February 8, 2015 01:54 PM CST

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Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens

Observer

finatic

Date

February 8, 2015 02:55 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Description from Wikipedia

Fouquieria is a genus of 11 species of desert plants, the sole genus in the family Fouquieriaceae. The genus includes the ocotillo (F. splendens) and the boojum tree or cirio (F. columnaris). They have semisucculent stems with thinner spikes projecting from them, with leaves on the bases spikes. They are unrelated to cacti and do not look much like them; their stems are proportionately thinner than cactus stems and their leaves are larger.

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