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Grusonia kunzei

Desert-club Cholla, Devil Cholla

Grusonia kunzei

Life form2, 3: cactus, low columnar
Habitat: valleys, sand dunes
Leaf description3: leafless
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: May to June
Armament2, 3: long straight
Family1, 2, 3: Cactaceae (cactus family)
Synonym(s)1: Opuntia kunzei, Opuntia stanlyi v.kunzei, Corynopuntia kunzei
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area

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