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                                                        Cacti & Other Desert Plants                 

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Barrel Cacti    Cereus    Crown-of-Thorns    Eriophyllum    Mammillaria    Ocotillo    Opuntia    Organ Pipe Cacti     Palo Verde    Saguaro    Smoke Tree    Texas Rose    Misc.

 

 

Barrel Cacti

<bot217>  Fishhook Barrel Cactus, (Ferocactus wislizenil), southwestern Arizona

 

 

<bot339>  Fishhook Barrel cactus (Ferrocactus wislizenii), San Luis Potosí, Mexico

 

 

<bot220>  Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus sp.), Kofa Mts., southwestern Arizona

 

 

<bot225>  Echinocactus sp. & Desert Mallow, southern Arizona

 

 

 

Cereus

<bot218>  Organpipe cactus (Lemaireocereus thurberi), southern Arizona

 

 

Crown-of-Thorns

<bot1116> Crown-of-

Thorns (Euphorbia milli)

(ornamental)[Madagascar]

(ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

Eriophyllum

<bot372>  Eriophyllum sp. cactus [South America] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot373>  Eriophyllum sp. cactus [South America] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot240>  White Eriophyllum sp., (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

Mammillaria

<bot244>  Mammillaria spp. collection, Huntington Library, California

 

 

Ocotillo

<bot226>  Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) & Ocotillo (Fouquieria splendens) , southern Arizona

 

<bot227>  Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) & Carpinteria (Encilia sp.) southern Arizona

 

 

<bot228>  Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) sp.), southern Arizona

 

 

<bot985>  Ocotillo

(Fouquieria splendens)

 (ex. Coachella Valley,

CA)

 

Opuntia

<bot19>  Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris) [SW USA], (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

<bot35>  Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris) in bloom [SW USA], (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot90>  Opuntia sp. cactus in West Central Wisconsin

 

 

<bot103>  Opuntia sp. cactus in West Central Wisconsin

 

 

<bot104>  Opuntia sp. cactus in West Central Wisconsin

 

 

<bot245>  Beavertail cactus (Opuntia basilaris), San Gabriel Mts., California

 

<bot247>  Beavertail cactus (Opuntia basilaris), San Gabriel Mt. slopes, California

 

<bot287>  Beavertail cactus (Opuntia basilaris), San Gabriel Mts. foothills, California

 

 

<bot1115>  Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris) [SW USA] (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot369>  Beavertail Cactus (Opuntia basilaris), Joshua Tree Natl. Mon., California

 

 

<bot453>  Opuntia sp. cactus in southern Jamaica

 

 

 

 

<bot454>  Organpipe cactus & Opuntia sp. in southern Jamaica

 

<bot65>  Opuntia sp. [Mexico]-- Yellow-flowering, (ex. Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot1117> Yellow Cactus

(Opuntia sp.) (ex.

Riverside, CA)

 

 

<bot578>  Opuntia sp. cactus, Southwest Puerto Rico

 

 

<bot518>  Opuntia sp., Baja California Norte, Mexico

 

 

<bot519>  Opuntia sp., Zacatecas, Mexico

 

 

<bot521>  Opuntia sp., San Luis Potosí, Mexico

 

 

Organ Pipe Cacti

<bot366>  Organpipe cactus (Lemairocereus thurberi var.), Guaymas, Mexico

 

<bot385>  Organpipe cactus, southern Jamaica

 

 

<bot454>  Organpipe cactus & Opuntia sp. in southern Jamaica

 

<bot455>  Organpipe & Barrel Cacti in southern Jamaica

 

 

<bot524>  Organpipe Cactus (Lemaireocereus sp.), southern Sonora, Mexico

 

 

<bot539>  Organpipe Cactus (Lemaireocereus sp.), southern Sonora, Mexico

 

 

<bot989>  Cereus columnar cactus (ex. Coachella Valley, CA)

 

 

Palo Verde

<bot986>  Lemon Palo

Verde (ex. Coachella

Valley, CA)

 

 

Red Tufts

<bot988>  Red Tufts

(Baja California) (ex.

Coachella Valley, CA)

 

 

<bot983>  Red Tufts

(Baja California) (ex.

Coachella Valley, CA)

 

 

Saguaro

<bot226>  Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), southern Arizona

 

 

<bot227>  Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) & Carpinteria (Encilia sp.) southern Arizona

 

 

<bot228>  Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), southern Arizona

 

 

 

 

Smoke Tree

<bot987>  Smoke Tree

(Dalea spinosa) (ex.

Coachella Valley, CA)

 

 

Texas Rose

<bot982>  Texas Rose

(Texas Gulf Coast) (ex.

Coachella Valley, CA).

 

 

Miscellaneous Cacti

<bot52>  Several  varieties of decorative cacti [Neotropics], (ex. Riverside, CA)