Cylindropuntia imbricata

Cylindropuntia imbricata

Family: Cactus (Cactaceae)
AKA: Candelabra Cactus, Cane Cholla, Walking Stick Cholla
Photo taken on: June 25, 2011
Location: Bandelier Nat Mon, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Dry, disturbed, overgrazed areas

Flowers are up to 3" across. Fruit is yellow, fleshy and edible.arrow

Cylindropuntia imbricata

Cylindropuntia imbricata


Photo taken on: July 19, 2009
Location: Wet Mountains, Eastern CO

Grows to 6ft high and wide with many spiny cylindrical branches.

Flora of North America reference.

Red & Orange Flowers