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Grusonia parishii

Parish Club-cholla

Life form2, 3: cactus, low columnar
Habitat: sandy areas
leaf presence3: leaves only on new growth
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: cream
Flowering period2: May to June
Armament2, 3: long straight spines without sheaths
Family1, 2, 3: Cactaceae (cactus family)
Synonym(s)1: Opuntia parishii, Opuntia stanlyi v. parishii, Opuntia stanlyi v.peeblesiana, Corynopuntia parishii
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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