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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Ferocactus wislizeni (Fishhook Barrel Cactus, Arizona Barrel Cactus, Compass Barrel Cactus, biznaga)

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 Ferocactus wislizeni

 Ferocactus wislizeni

 Ferocactus wislizeni

 Ferocactus wislizeni

Habitat: bajadas, valleys
Life Form: cactus,barrel-shaped
Leaf Description: leafless
Flower Color: orange
Flowering Period: July to Sept.
Spines: hooked spines
Family: Cactaceae (cactus family)
Abundance: common

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

 

 

 

 

 

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