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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)

Coffee Pot Mountain


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)

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