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  • Scientific Names
    • Cylindropuntia ramosissima
    • Opuntia ramosissima
  • English
    • Pencil Cholla
    • diamond cholla
    • pencil cactus
  • Spanish
    • cholla diamante

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Recent observations

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What

Pencil Cholla Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

December 5, 2014 09:16 AM PST

Description

Quite a large clump of this cactus.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pencil Cholla Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

February 13, 2014 10:58 AM PST

Description

Small area below Lone Grapevine Spring (sq mile) has a lot of these cholla

Photos / Sounds

What

Pencil Cholla Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

finatic

Date

May 25, 2014 04:39 PM PDT

Description

Riverside County, California, US

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What

Pencil Cholla Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 25, 2014 04:43 PM PDT

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What

Pencil Cholla Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

marek

Date

April 17, 2014

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What

Pencil Cholla Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

marek

Date

December 31, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Opuntia ramosissima Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

March 21, 2014

Description

Seen along the main trail.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Opuntia ramosissima Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

March 21, 2014

Description

The plant observed here is about 80 cm high. This species does not usually occur in central Arizona, but can be found in the Sonoran Desert in Yuma and Mojave Counties; it is also found in northern Mexico

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What

Pencil Cholla Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

finatic

Date

March 15, 2014 09:15 PM PDT

Description

Clark County, Nevada, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Diamond Cholla Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2014 01:54 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Diamond Cholla Cylindropuntia ramosissima

Observer

jaykeller

Date

February 17, 2014 02:57 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sjordan1

Date

November 2, 2013

Description

pencil cholla, Chckawalla Mountains near Corn Spring; growing in a broad canyon with ironwood and ocotillo, elevation appx. 1800'.

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Description from Wikipedia

Cylindropuntia ramosissima is a species of cactus known by the common names diamond cholla and branched pencil cholla.

No range data available.