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

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Recent observations

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What

California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

anaxyrus

Date

March 28, 2009

Place

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Description

Ogilby, California

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What

California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

ezpixels

Date

June 14, 2016

Description

Fallen barrel cactus being hollowed out and eaten by creatures large and microscopic. Note claw marks on the right side.

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California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus ssp. cylindraceus

Observer

don9

Date

April 4, 2016 04:58 PM PDT

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Date

May 1, 2016 03:22 PM PDT

Description

Seen near the Lost Palms Oasis Trail

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 28, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

shaunmichael

Date

May 20, 2016 10:33 AM PDT

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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lonnyholmes

Date

May 23, 2016 08:11 AM MST

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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hfabian

Date

March 22, 2016

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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shaunmichael

Date

May 17, 2016 07:05 AM PDT

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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shaunmichael

Date

May 16, 2016 08:44 AM PDT

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

shaunmichael

Date

May 16, 2016 08:39 AM PDT

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

shaunmichael

Date

May 16, 2016 08:27 AM PDT
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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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