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by Peterthecactusguy
Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:16 am
Forum: Cacti Places
Topic: Organ Pipe Nat'l Monument
Replies: 14
Views: 2442

Re: Organ Pipe Nat'l Monument

Thanks Dean, sorry for the belated post. I had been meaning to check. I understand what you mean, and I just really think they all look so similar. Its not like Opuntia which I actually am so-so at IDing most of the time . Of course local forms I understand pretty well. Peter And thanks I will keep ...
by Peterthecactusguy
Tue Apr 14, 2015 6:22 am
Forum: Cacti Places
Topic: Organ Pipe Nat'l Monument
Replies: 14
Views: 2442

Re: Organ Pipe Nat'l Monument

Hey Dean, so if I am reading this right many of the Echinocereus in AZ have been lumped into Echinocereus engelmannii what happens to Echinocereus boyce-thompsonii? is that gonna be moved into a ssp of engelmannii? The forms of Echinocereus in Arizona give me fits. The only ones I know for sure and ...
by Peterthecactusguy
Sat Feb 28, 2015 3:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Saguaro crests
Replies: 8
Views: 1205

Re: Saguaro crests

yeah, we have found a few. I have found a bunch of Opuntia crests but someone is usually in a rush ;)
by Peterthecactusguy
Sat Feb 28, 2015 3:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cool Mammillaria in habitat
Replies: 8
Views: 997

Re: Cool Mammillaria in habitat

that is one crazy crest.
by Peterthecactusguy
Thu Feb 26, 2015 1:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Saguaro crests
Replies: 8
Views: 1205

Re: Saguaro crests

I think the Opuntia in the saguaro might be O. phaeacantha actually ;)
by Peterthecactusguy
Sun May 18, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: Cacti Places
Topic: Dugas Road, Arizona.
Replies: 24
Views: 5141

Re: Dugas Road, Arizona.

lol I rarely come to CG anymore GS, but that is a nice one. we have found a lot of these of late in a lot of places.
Marc Baker's paper, and SEInet give good locations for where these plants are located at :)
by Peterthecactusguy
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:59 pm
Forum: Uses For Cacti
Topic: O. ficus-indica
Replies: 14
Views: 2959

Re: O. ficus-indica

Maybe you could cut it with a filet knife in halves (sorta like a pork chop to be stuffed or something and scrape away the nasty stuff?
by Peterthecactusguy
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:57 pm
Forum: Uses For Cacti
Topic: How do you pick out a good Opuntia fruit?
Replies: 5
Views: 1861

Re: How do you pick out a good Opuntia fruit?

what type are you buying?
I dont know how sweet O. ficus indica is but I do know that O. engelmannii juice is very sweet.
by Peterthecactusguy
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Echinocereus stramineus fruit
Replies: 5
Views: 652

Re: Echinocereus stramineus fruit

yes, but you can clean the fruit and get the seeds out.. I would stick it in a blender if you have one.
by Peterthecactusguy
Fri Jul 26, 2013 11:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Shot...
Replies: 39
Views: 3673

Re: Shot...

mine from march has grown about 4 inches or so and is still up right lol
by Peterthecactusguy
Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hatiora x graeseri
Replies: 11
Views: 1202

Re: Hatiora x graeseri

hahaha good question, the ones at my house havent bloomed yet, the ones on the other one at my ex's house aborted theirs due to cold I think.
by Peterthecactusguy
Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hatiora x graeseri
Replies: 11
Views: 1202

Re: Hatiora x graeseri

should be. Mine survive fine with the cooler on and it being slightly warm and humid. Today we had rain, humidity was around 90% inside which is high, due to the cooler :)
by Peterthecactusguy
Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:44 pm
Forum: Free For All
Topic: prob with Yucca gloriosa
Replies: 7
Views: 1378

Re: prob with Yucca gloriosa

sorry I have been very busy of late, as well, busy not doing much of anything important, but heh whatever. :)
by Peterthecactusguy
Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Focus please?
Replies: 4
Views: 501

Re: Focus please?

hahahaha I have that issue with my camera sometimes too, it focuses on the wrong thing. Oh well it looks thirsty, we finally got rain today
by Peterthecactusguy
Sun Jul 21, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mammillaria sp. ID please
Replies: 3
Views: 464

Re: Mammillaria sp. ID please

hmm interesting the flowers almost look like M. grahamii

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