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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

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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cedric_lee

Date

July 3, 2015

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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jonr

Date

April 19, 2014 02:48 PM PDT

Description

Barrel cactus in full bloom with yellow flowers.

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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mickley

Date

April 21, 2015 06:48 PM PDT

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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mickley

Date

April 16, 2015 03:36 PM PDT

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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loloscheiner

Date

May 28, 2015

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

smadira

Date

May 10, 2011

Place

Phoenix (Google, OSM)

Description

This cactus is round and resembles a spherical watermelon. It has spikes around it and they grow in clumps.

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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jmaughn

Date

May 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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jmaughn

Date

May 15, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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lonnyholmes

Date

May 13, 2015 10:19 AM PDT

Description

Blooming barrel cactus on rocky south facing hill.

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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kiloueka

Date

September 12, 2013 02:49 PM PDT

Place

Arizona (Google, OSM)

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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naheim

Date

April 30, 2015 02:34 PM PDT

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

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muir

Date

April 23, 2015 05:39 PM MST
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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.