Plant ID forum: Cholla (Cylindropuntia imbricata)

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Name: Julie
La Crescenta, CA (Zone 10a)
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JulieB
Oct 1, 2015 2:08 AM CST
Can you help me identify this big puppy? It's prominent in a cactus garden & you can see a pink bloom. I'm determined to learn to identify succulents & cacti!

Thanks for your assistance!

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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Oct 1, 2015 7:29 AM CST
I don't know cacti at all but possibly? Cholla (Cylindropuntia imbricata)


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Name: josephine
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frostweed
Oct 2, 2015 7:02 AM CST
I agree with Cholla, that is a really big one
://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/Pink%20Enlarged%20Photo%20Pages/cylindropuntia%20imbricata.htm
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JRsbugs
Oct 2, 2015 12:30 PM CST
frostweed said:I agree with Cholla, that is a really big one
://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/Pink%20Enlarged%20Photo%20Pages/cylindropuntia%20imbricata.htm


http://www.swcoloradowildflowers.com/Pink%20Enlarged%20Photo...

Looks good to me.
Name: Julie
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JulieB
Oct 2, 2015 11:18 PM CST
All cacti are succulents but not all succulents are cacti!

Cylindropuntia imbricata it is!

Thanks!
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