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Anyone know what kind of cactus this is??
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Tobin Sanson
Dec 30, 2008
Anyone know what kind of cactus this is??  
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
Native Americans utilized the sharp leaf ends of the Yucca as needles and the end could be broken off and the fibrous attachment could be used as thread. The Ferocactus cylindraceous was often used as needle for sewing, tattooing, and even record player needles. Dec 27, 2016
It's a Ferocactus cylindraceus. Commonly called California Barrel, Cliff Barrel, Compass Barrel, Compass Cactus, Desert Barrel, Golden-Spined Barrel, Spiny Barrel Cactus and Red Barrel. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feroc… Oct 27, 2016
Ben W.
Scotts Valley, CA
Ben W.   Scotts Valley, CA
Big horn sheep bust open large barrel cacti in desert heat during the summer for water. Pretty cool. Oct 21, 2012

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