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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Cactus ID

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rbinc

rbinc
Creston, CA

February 2, 2013
2:27 PM

Post #9406239

This was a cutting from the landfill. Never mind the fool that threw it away, it has rooted well, scars are healing and babies clumping. What is it?

15 ribs. About 4 feet tall. Cleistocatus? Would like the real botanical name.

Many thanks!

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vngarden
Seattle, WA

February 3, 2013
8:15 AM

Post #9406830

The spines look like Stenocereus thurberi or Pachycereus pringlei?

rbinc

rbinc
Creston, CA

February 3, 2013
9:39 AM

Post #9406925

They do, but are more tan/brown than the Stenocereus species, which I have always seen as grey/black. It's not a P. pringlei, unless juveniles do not exhibit the wavy ribs of the species.

Xenomorf

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


February 3, 2013
1:29 PM

Post #9407179

It's Echinopsis spachiana
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/137321/

rbinc

rbinc
Creston, CA

February 3, 2013
2:20 PM

Post #9407241

Xenomorf wrote:It's Echinopsis spachiana
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/137321/


You guys are the best. That is indeed my rescued cactus!

Thank you!

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