Plant ID forum: I have a cactus that I need ID for.

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Name: Mike
Crockett, Texas (Zone 8b)
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Catfish
May 28, 2016 9:51 AM CST
This sight is great! Thanks for all of your help.
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Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 28, 2016 8:39 PM CST
Welcome! to NGA

Might be Eve's Needle - Austrocylindroputia sublata (I think I got all the letters in there).
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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JRsbugs
May 29, 2016 6:14 AM CST
I think you have it Daisy. I was looking at Cylindropuntia subulata but couldn't find one which look to have so few spines, or even quite the same shape. It looks like this one has lost most of it's spines.

http://www.tucson-gardener.com/graphics/cactacea/Opuntia%20s...

http://www.karacactus.com/cactiImagePage_C_0060.htm
Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 29, 2016 8:12 AM CST
Oops! I see I missed a letter. Maybe that's the right genus but wrong species.
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Moonhowl
May 29, 2016 1:18 PM CST
Perhaps this is the plant in question Austrocylindropuntia subulata

https://www.flickr.com/photos/19375295@N03/3950902449

http://www.plantoftheweek.org/week443.shtml
Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 29, 2016 2:48 PM CST
That's where we started (minus a few letters). Smiling
Name: Jean
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Moonhowl
May 29, 2016 7:36 PM CST
@Daisyl Sorry, I was agreeing with you and adding a link that showed the same spineless plant.

Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 29, 2016 8:12 PM CST
Awww... Smiling
Name: Mike
Crockett, Texas (Zone 8b)
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Catfish
May 29, 2016 8:52 PM CST
I thank all of you for your help. I have had this cacti for many years and lost all but this piece moving last October. All this time I never found anyone in Houston that could identify this cacti. I am so happy to find this site and such smart people.http://garden.org/i/s/thankyou.gif

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