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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Grusonia wrightiana (E.M.Baxter) E.M.Baxter, Calif. Cactaceae 58, 1935 (Parish Club-cholla)



Habitat: sandy areas
Life Form: cactus,low columnar
Leaf Description: leafless
Flower Color: cream
Flowering Period: May to June
Spines: long straight spines without sheaths
Family: Cactaceae (cactus family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, J. Malusa, and M.A. Baker. 2014. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 7. Eudicots: Cactaceae - Cactus Family. Phytoneuron 2014-69, 1-95 page 55 (13.5 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Grusonia wrightiana (E.M.Baxter) E.M.Baxter, Calif. Cactaceae 58, 1935 (opens in a new tab).






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