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Sonoran Desert Plants
Grusonia kunzei Rose) Pinkava (Desert-club Cholla, Devil Cholla)

Crater Range


 Grusonia kunzei Rose) Pinkava

Habitat: valleys, sand dunes
Life Form: cactus,low columnar
Leaf Description: leafless
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: May to June
Spines: long straight spines without sheaths
Family: Cactaceae (cactus family)
Abundance: locally common

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Grusonia kunzei Rose) Pinkava (opens in a new tab).






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