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adidas4121
Davenport, IA

January 28, 2013
8:38 PM

Post #9400845

I got this Cactus in Colorado. Can someone please ID it for me, if more pics or info is needed please let me know. Thanks.

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Diana_K
Contra Costa County, CA
(Zone 9b)

January 28, 2013
9:37 PM

Post #9400872

I am pretty sure it is one of the Opuntia species.
Was it growing wild in CO, or did you buy it somewhere?

Xenomorf

Xenomorf
Valley of the Sun, AZ
(Zone 9b)


January 30, 2013
7:12 PM

Post #9403271

adidas,
Same question as Diana_K, Is it a native plant? or did you purchase it at a store or nursery, or did you get it in a trade & from what state and County?.
The reason for those questions is to help facilitate it's origin in nature which helps tremendously in ID'ing it.
And yes, please take a side view close-up of the larger spines. I have a suspicion on what it may be, but I want to be surer.

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