Cylindropuntia prolifera facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCylindropuntia prolifera
Cylindropuntia prolifera, known by the common name Coastal cholla, is a species of cactus.
Cylindropuntia prolifera is a mostly erect, treelike cactus which can approach 3 meters in maximum height. The gray-green segments are narrow and cylindrical, surfaced in fleshy tubercles bearing many brown or reddish spines up to 2 centimeters long. The flowers are reddish purple and often borne on the fruits of previous seasons. Fruits grow in chains of up to 5 and are green in color.
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