Grusonia emoryi

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 Grusonia emoryi subsp. var.  Opuntia emoryiCursed cholla, Devil cholla
Habit: cacti-succulent
Height: to
Width: to
12in 40
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Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 9 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: orange, yellow
Cactaceae > Grusonia emoryi var. ,

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Opuntia emoryi, Engelm. A prostrate and spreading plant with comparatively large, long-clavate, curved joints and reaching a height of 8-12 in.: joints 4-7 in. long and 1-1½ in. thick, with large, elongated tubercles: areoles remote, with white wool and a few long (½ in.) yellow bristles; spines numerous, exterior 10-20, ½ in. or less long, very bulbous at base; interior 5-10, brownish to reddish black, more or less flattened and sometimes 3 in. long: fls. yellow, reddish within, 1½-2 in. wide: fr. ellipsoidal, yellow, 2-2½ in. long and 1 in. wide, armed with numerous bristles and spines. SW U.S., N. Mex.

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