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  • Spanish
    • Biznaga barril de Baja California
  • Scientific Names
    • Ferocactus cylindraceus
    • Ferocactus acanthodes
  • English
    • California Barrel Cactus

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

sisroks

Date

December 7, 2014

Description

This cactus grows in my neighbor's garden, and has clumps of needles instead of being covered. It is about 2 feet high.

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 28, 2014 11:58 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

biznaga barril cilíndrica Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

loloscheiner

Date

November 27, 2014 09:21 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

March 1, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dreierj

Date

February 19, 1989

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Compass Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

June 8, 2014 08:00 AM PDT

Description

Two cactus in front are are 5 feet in height.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dewitam

Date

February 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ferocactus acanthodes Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

May 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ferocactus acanthodes Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

May 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Compass Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

eshull

Date

April 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

marek

Date

April 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Compass Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

icosahedron

Date

May 3, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Ferocactus cylindraceus is a species of barrel cactus which is known by several common names, including California barrel cactus, Desert barrel cactus, and miner's compass. It was first described by George Engelmann in 1853.

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Conservation Summary

No range data available.