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Ferocactus wislizenii

Fishhook Barrel Cactus
Cactaceae
Cacti and succulents

FEROCACTUS

Medium to large cactus prized for their interesting shape and showy flowers. Ribbed and formidably spiny, they are globular when young, cylindrical with increasing age.

Ferocactus wislizenii

Native to Arizona, Texas, and Mexico. Grows to 8–9 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide, with yellow or yellow-edged red flowers in summer.

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