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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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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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martinbishop

Date

September 27, 1970 01:35 PM BST

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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martinbishop

Date

April 10, 1971 01:32 PM BST

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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cae1

Date

February 7, 2016 03:30 PM PST

Description

Growing alongside Route 74. Viewed from a distance it looked about a meter tall.

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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flygrl67

Date

April 10, 2010 03:26 PM PDT

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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jaykeller

Date

January 23, 2016 12:17 PM PST

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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codyhough

Date

January 18, 2016

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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brittanimaher

Date

January 25, 2016 12:31 PM PST

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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genesislopez

Date

January 25, 2016 12:21 PM PST

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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marinnaw

Date

December 10, 2015 04:31 PM PST

Description

Location Approximate.

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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codyhough

Date

January 2, 2016

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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shaunmichael

Date

January 18, 2016 01:30 PM PST

Description

Steep granite sandy slope

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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aluna

Date

January 16, 2016 03:57 PM PST
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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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