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  • English
    • Compass Barrel Cactus
    • California Barrel Cactus
  • Spanish
    • biznaga barril cilíndrica
  • Scientific Names
    • Ferocactus cylindraceus
    • Ferocactus acanthodes

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Recent observations

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What

Compass Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

abr

Date

March 30, 2013 05:26 AM PDT

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Observer

marek

Date

December 31, 2013

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What

Compass Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

annemirdl

Date

March 23, 2014

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What

California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

finatic

Date

March 8, 2014 11:57 AM PST

Description

Imperial County, California, US

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What

California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

finatic

Date

March 8, 2014 03:00 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

March 8, 2014 01:00 PM PST

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What

Compass Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

lugefool

Date

March 9, 2014

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus ssp. eastwoodiae

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2014 10:06 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Is this part of the aging process for this species of cacti or did something cause it to erupt from the inside?

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What

California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2014 09:02 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

February 17, 2014 11:01 AM PST

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Observer

sjordan1

Date

March 17, 2008

Description

barrel cactus; biznaga, near the Ord Mountains in the Mojave Desert; elevation appx. 4000'.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sjordan1

Date

March 17, 2008

Description

barrel cactus; biznaga, near the Ord Mountains in the Mojave Desert; elevation appx. 4000'.

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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.