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Cylindropuntia leptocaulis


Common Name(s): Desert Christmas Cactus, Christmas Cholla
Synonym(s): Opuntia leptocaulis, Opuntia frutescens, Opuntia vaginata, Opuntia brittonii, Cylindropuntia brittonii
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe:
Distribution: Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas - Mexico : Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas - United States : Mexico (North America)
Habit: Shrubby-Treelike
Flower: Green, YellowEncounterability: Common Locally in Some Areas
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Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Saguaro National Park, East Unit, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Desert Botanical Garden , Phoenix, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Just East of Phoenix AZ on Hwy 60

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Near Morristown, Arizona

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Private Collection

Photographer: Joel Lode

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Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Saguaro National Park, Arizona

Photographer: Craig Howe
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Big Bend National Park, Texas

Photographer: Craig Howe
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Near Quartzite, Arizona

Photographer: Darryl Craig

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Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Near Quartzite, Arizona

Photographer: Darryl Craig

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Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Habitat in New Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Habitat in New Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Habitat in New Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Habitat in New Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Habitat in New Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Habitat in New Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Habitat in New Mexico

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Saguaro National Park, West Unit, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Saguaro National Park, West Unit, AZ

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Near Tucson, Arizona

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
C. leptocaulis
Picture taken at: Near Tucson, Arizona

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

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