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Cylindropuntia molesta
clavellina cholla Cactus Family
Cylindropuntia molesta Cactaceae
common names
  clavellina cholla
   vicious cholla
accepted scientific name
  Cylindropuntia molesta (Brandegee) F.M. Knuth
rules for finding collection records
  Cylindropuntia molesta (74)
  Cylindropuntia calmalliana (12)
  Opuntia molesta (36)
family name
Image Author: ©2007 Patrick Alexander
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed beginning of December thru 2nd week of August

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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Cal Photos (9)
SEINet (3)
New Mexico Flora (2)
Cal Photos (1)
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