Plant ID forum: Prickly Pear (Cylindropuntia echinocarpa); Cholla Cactus

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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Dec 12, 2011 4:29 PM CST
This is growing in a friends garden. I'm relatively certain it is a Cholla but uncertain as to which one. Any help?






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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Dec 12, 2011 4:38 PM CST
This one looks like a good candidate http://wildflower.org/plants/r...
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Dec 12, 2011 4:46 PM CST
Yes, it does. Or Silver Cholla. Opuntia echinocarpa var. echinocarpa
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Dec 12, 2011 5:05 PM CST
Thanks to both of you. I'll wait a day to add it to the data base. I'll look forward to seeing it bloom next year.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah

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