Classification
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  • English
    • California barrel cactus
  • Scientific Names
    • Ferocactus cylindraceus
    • Ferocactus acanthodes
  • Spanish
    • Biznaga barril de Baja California

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

lsyama

Date

January 19, 2017 09:14 AM PST

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

January 9, 2017 11:05 AM PST

Description

Barrel cactus I think this is (Ferocactus cylindraceus) with yellow fruit
Elevation 950 meters (3120 feet)
Ranger led nature walk
Cactus Forest trail
Saguaro National Park East Unit
Rincon Mountains
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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

stephanomeria

Date

December 22, 2016 10:02 AM PST

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California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jdice

Date

January 19, 2017 03:44 PM PST

Description

At edge of unnamed wash on northeastern portion of Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center. West of Church Ridge.

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jdice

Date

January 18, 2017 03:38 PM PST

Description

Southwestern portion of Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center.

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jdice

Date

January 18, 2017 03:35 PM PST

Description

Southwestern portion of Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center.

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jdice

Date

January 18, 2017 03:32 PM PST

Description

Southwestern portion of Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center.

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jdice

Date

January 18, 2017 03:21 PM PST

Description

Southwestern portion of Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center.

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jdice

Date

January 18, 2017 03:16 PM PST

Description

Southwestern portion of Steele/Burnand Anna-Borrego Desert Research Center.

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jdice

Date

January 18, 2017 03:12 PM PST

Description

Southwestern portion of Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center.

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jdice

Date

January 18, 2017 03:01 PM PST

Description

Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center, along west edge of Old Desert Club Road.

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What

California barrel cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

jdice

Date

January 18, 2017 02:57 PM PST

Description

"Vacant" land south of Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center, between Tilting T Drive and Old Desert Club Road.

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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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