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Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet

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Cylindropuntia spinosior-Cane Cholla

This native of Southern Arizona and Mexico can be found on flats and grasslands from 1000-5000' and it more arborescent reaching 8'.  The joints are 6" long and covered with stiff gray spines.  Flower color can range from yellow to red.  Fruit is persistent in clusters at branch tips.


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