Friday, February 19, 2016

Inside Out: Cholla

Photos by Matt Ball

The internal structure of Chainfruit (Cylindropuntia fulgida var. fulgida) and Staghorn (Cylindropuntia versicolor) Chollas - Teddybear (Cylindropuntia bigelovii), too, for that matter - looks very similar. I'm sure these photos are not of Teddybear Cholla, but that's as far as I'll go! (My Honey-Matt took a lot of photos for me; I didn't keep notes.)

Again, their woody insides allow these chollas to grow relatively tall.

Still showing some skin!

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