Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug
Cactus - Succulents, Shrub, Cactus/Succulent
Diurnal blooms, Flowers 2 inches long
Care should be taken in handling this plant, since the minute, tufted, barbed bristles (glochids) at the base of the spines can be more troublesome than the spines typical of most cacti; they are lined with backward-pointing hooks, making them nearly impossible to remove from the skin.
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