Silver Cholla Cactus Photo Gallery
Silver Cholla Cactus Habitat
Silver Cholla Cacti (Cylindropuntia echinocarpa) are native to the American southwest. They thrive in Joshua Tree woodlands, Pinyon-Juniper forests up to about 7,000 ft. They need dry, well-drained soil.
Silver Cholla Cactus Facts
Silver Cholla Cactus (Cylindropuntia echinocarpa) is a tree-like cacti that is known to grow up to 9 ft. It has fleshy tubercles that can grow up to 20 inches each covered in spines. Its yellow-green flowers smell similar to rancid butter.