Cactus Of The Week: Buckhorn Cholla

Buckhorn Cholla
Cylindropuntia acanthrocarpa

Buckhorn cholla is found throughout southern Nevada and Utah and throughout Arizona (its range also extends into northern Mexico). It has stem segments that are about 6″ long and grows into a tall (2′-8′) shrub like structure.

The Buckhorn Cholla blooms in early summer producing yellow flowers about 3″ wide.

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