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Ferocactus hamatacanthus
Ferocactus hamatacanthus
Giant Fishhook Cactus
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0617 2013 (2017-06-27)

Copyright © 2017 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Jul 18, 2015
  • latitude 29.32826   longitude 103.22061     View on Google Maps.
  • location   near parking area at Panther Junction Visitor's Center and Park Headquarters, Big Bend National Park (Brewster County, Texas, US)
  • family Cactaceae
  • plant community   Chihuahuan Desert scrub at 3773' (1150m)
  • notes   large solitary succulent with large, thick, semi-tubercled ribs with long reddish spreading spines around an even longer rather vicious hooked yellow spine. Note scarious margined scales on fruit
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert, Big Bend
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 1534
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Giant Fishhook Cactus (photographer)
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