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Ferocactus emoryi

Emory's Barrel Cactus, Coville Barrel Cactus, biznaga

Ferocactus emoryi
Ferocactus emoryi
Ferocactus emoryi

Life form2, 3: cactus, barrel-shaped
Habitat: bajadas, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: always leafless
leaf format3: leafless
Flower color2: magenta or pink
Flowering period2: June to August
Armament2, 3: curved spines
Family1, 2, 3: Cactaceae (cactus family)
Synonym(s)1: Ferocactus covillei
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Sonoran Desert National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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