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Cactus in the Mojave Desert

Silver Cholla Cactus

Cylindropuntia echinocarpa (formerly Opuntia echinocarpa)
Photo of a silver cholla cactus in the Mojave Desert

Also called Golden Cholla. Grows 2-5 feet tall and made up of joints 4-8 inches long. Spines on joints are about 1 inch long and are cover by a papery sheath. Greenish-yellow flowers blooming in May through June.

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