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la621
Jun 8, 2020 5:13 PM CST
This little vine like thing is growing out of an arm of my cactus. Does anyone know what it is?
Thank you!
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BigBill
Jun 8, 2020 5:44 PM CST
la621, looks like a root growing out of your cactus.
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DaisyI
Jun 8, 2020 5:56 PM CST
The cactus is a Dragonfruit (Hylocereus) and that is a root. They spread by crawling across the ground, up cliffs and over rocks and rooting as they go.
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