Cacti / Desert Succulents

semaphore cactus
The world's largest population of semaphore prickly-pear cactus lives in the park.

Image by Arend Thibodeau

The following cacti are documented in the park. They are sorted alphabetically by common name. The list is not exhaustive. Sightings of species not on this list may be submitted to the webmaster.

Dildoe Cactus, Cereus pentagonus
Erect Pricklypear, Opuntia stricta
Prickly Applecactus, Harrisia aboriginum
Prickly Pear, Opuntia stricta var. dillenii
Semaphore Prickly-pear Cactus, Opuntia corallicola
Triangle Cactus, Acanthocereus tetragonus

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