Cholla Cacti

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Teddy-bear cholla (Cylindropuntia bigelovii) is a cactus native to California and Arizona (USA) and northwestern Mexico. Flowers of this cactus emerge at the tips of the stems in May and June, and the fruits that follow usually have no viable seed.

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~ by Meg on April 13, 2009.

One Response to “Cholla Cacti”

  1. This photo looks as if it is from winter, the air looks cold. I love the water droplets on the thorns. I find cholla such an intriguing plant. I am always taken back by the beauty of the sun shining through its thorns.

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