Plant ID forum→Help ID Succulents (2/4)

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May 9, 2018 12:14 AM CST
2) There is a small succulent in amongst that plant. It appears to have spines; however, they are actually long white "petals" that seem to grow in pairs. The petals appear to curve upwards initially, and to look like one petal, but then to point downwards when they split clearly into two.
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May 9, 2018 3:26 AM CST
Tephrocactus articulatus may be????
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May 9, 2018 9:37 AM CST
Yes, one of the Tephrocactus. The common name is Paper Spine Cactus.
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May 9, 2018 9:43 AM CST
I don't know a thing about Cacti but it does look like possibly a variety of Tephrocactus articulatus; we have a few listed in our database:

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