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Tree Cholla, Chain-Link Cactus
Scientific Name: Cylindropuntia imbricata (DC.) F.Knuth
Synonym: Opuntia imbricata var. vexans, Cylindropuntia lloydii, Opuntia arborescens, Opuntia imbricata var. arborescens, Opuntia lloydii, Cereus imbricatus, Cactus imbricatus, Opuntia imbricata
Family: Cactaceae
Tree Cholla, Chain-Link Cactus (Cylindropuntia  imbricata)
Opuntia arborescens, Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 573. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

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Origin: Southern central USA to northern Mexico

Growth Habits: Shrub

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Clarence A. Rechenthin. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Texas State Office.

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