13460 thumb Cactus of Metro Phoenix

This is a general list of cactus seen in Metro Phoenix.

This guide was created by the Metro Phoenix EcoFlora. In collaboration with the Desert Botanical Garden and the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA), the Metro Phoenix EcoFlora project will serve to provide insight ...more ↓

Small
nightblooming cereus 1
Peniocereus greggii
Small
Mexican Giant Cactus 2
Pachycereus pringlei
Small
old man cactus 3
Cephalocereus senilis
Small
Mexican Fence Post Cactus 4
Lophocereus marginatus
Small
senita cactus 5
Lophocereus schottii
Small
Blue Myrtle-cactus 6
Myrtillocactus geometrizans
Small
saguaro 7
Carnegiea gigantea
Small
pinkflower hedgehog cactus 8
Echinocereus bonkerae
Small
Engelmann's hedgehog cactus 9
Echinocereus engelmannii
Small
Nichol's hedgehog cactus 10
Echinocereus nicholii
Small
scarlet hedgehog cactus 10
Echinocereus coccineus
Small
Octopus Cactus 12
Stenocereus alamosensis
Small
Creeping Devil 13
Stenocereus eruca
Small
Galloping Cactus 13
Stenocereus gummosus
Small
organ pipe cactus 15
Stenocereus thurberi
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Bishop's-cap 16
Astrophytum myriostigma
Small
viviparous foxtail cactus 17
Escobaria vivipara
Small
California barrel cactus 18
Ferocactus cylindraceus
Small
San Diego Barrel Cactus 23
Ferocactus viridescens
Small
fishhook barrel cactus 24
Ferocactus wislizeni
240px mammilaria grahamii
Graham's fishhook cactus 25
Mammillaria grahamii
Small
common fishhook cactus 26
Mammillaria tetrancistra
Small
San Pedro Column Cactus 31
Trichocereus macrogonus pachanoi
Small
beavertail cactus 32
Opuntia basilaris
Small
Tulip Pricklypear 33
Opuntia camanchica
Small
pancake prickly-pear 34
Opuntia chlorotica
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Cochineal Nopal Cactus 35
Opuntia cochenillifera
Small
Engelmann's prickly pear 36
Opuntia engelmannii
Small
Indian fig opuntia 37
Opuntia ficus-indica
Small
Texas prickly pear 38
Opuntia lindheimeri
Small
purple prickly pear 39
Opuntia macrocentra
Small
plains prickly pear 40
Opuntia macrorhiza
Small
Bunny Ears Cactus 41
Opuntia microdasys
Small
brown-spined prickly-pear 43
Opuntia phaeacantha
Small
nopal tapón 45
Opuntia robusta
Small
Blind Prickly Pear 46
Opuntia rufida
Small
Santa Rita prickly pear 47
Opuntia santa-rita
Small
Eve's Needle Cactus 49
Austrocylindropuntia subulata
Small
buckhorn cholla 36
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa
Small
Arizona pencil cholla 50
Cylindropuntia arbuscula
Small
teddy-bear cholla 51
Cylindropuntia bigelovii
Small
silver cholla 52
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa
Small
chain-fruit cholla 53
Cylindropuntia fulgida
Small
tree cholla 54
Cylindropuntia imbricata
Small
Christmas cholla 55
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
Small
branched pencil cholla 56
Cylindropuntia ramosissima
Small
Whipple cholla 10
Cylindropuntia whipplei
Small
Paper-Spined Cholla 57
Tephrocactus articulatus

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