Cottontop Cactus Photo Gallery
Cottontop Cactus Habitat
Cottontop Cacti flourish in the Mojave Desert of Arizona, California, and Nevada. It can also be found in the extreme arid environments of the Sonoran Desert.
Cottontop Cactus Facts
Cottontop Cactus (Echinocactus polycephalus) grow mainly solitary, but can be found in clusters of a couple of dozen. It gets its common name "Cottontop" from the densely woolly fruit it produces.