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Rock Climbing Photo: Anyone know what kind of cactus this is??
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By C Miller
Administrator
Dec 31, 2008
Red Barrel Cactus - there's loads of them up on Queen Mountain.
By tobin sanson
From: Carbondale, CO
Dec 31, 2008
sweet! These things were weird. This one was probably eight inches high, and we saw one that was probably around four feet.
By fetzer
Sep 3, 2010
Possibly Crown Of Thorns cactus
By Brandontyrrell tyrrell
Mar 5, 2012
Native American's used theses are sewing needles
By Ben W.
From: Scotts Valley, CA
Oct 21, 2012
Big horn sheep bust open large barrel cacti in desert heat during the summer for water. Pretty cool.
By wing thing
Oct 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/Ferocact...
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Dec 27, 2016
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.
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Anyone know what kind of cactus this is??

Submitted By: tobin sanson on Dec 30, 2008
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