Grusonia clavata

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 Grusonia clavata subsp. var.  Opuntia clavata, Club cholla, Dagger cholla
Habit: cacti-succulent
Height: to
Width: to
2in6in 20in84in
Height: 2 in to 6 in
Width: 20 in to 84 in
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 9 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: orange, yellow
Cactaceae > Grusonia clavata var. ,

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Opuntia clavata, Engelm. A low, spreading plant, 4-6 in. high, forming dense mats of ascending joints 4-5 ft. diam.: joints 1-3 in. long and 1 in. thick, armed with numerous short, flat spines: areoles with white wool and rigid, white bristles; exterior spines 6-14, white, ⅙-¾ in. long, interior 4-7, larger, flattened, scabrous and ½-1¼ in. long, one of the central spines usually very broad: fls. yellow, 1½ in. wide: fr. long-clavate, yellowish, dry, 1¼-1½ in. long, armed with many white radiating bristles. Nev., New Mex.

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