Cholla Cactus Photos, Opuntia

Photos of Opuntia, Cholla cactus; Opuntia, Cholla cactus; Opuntia acanthocarpa, Buckhorn cholla cactus; Opuntia basilaris, Beavertail cactus; Opuntia bigelovii, Teddy-bear cholla (also known as jumping cholla, teddybear cholla); Opuntia littoralis, Coast prickly pear cactus; and Opuntia sp., Cholla cactus
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Cholla cactus, brittlebush, ocotillo and various cacti and wildflowers color the sides of Glorietta Canyon.  Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months, Encelia farinosa, Fouquieria splendens, Opuntia, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Cholla cactus, brittlebush, ocotillo and various cacti and wildflowers color the sides of Glorietta Canyon. Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months.
Species: Encelia farinosa, Fouquieria splendens, Opuntia
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 10975  
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 26773  
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 26742  
Cholla cactus, sunrise, dawn, Palm Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Opuntia, Borrego Springs, California
Cholla cactus, sunrise, dawn, Palm Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Species: Cholla cactus, Opuntia
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 24305  
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11981  
Beavertail cactus bloom.  Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months, Opuntia basilaris, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Beavertail cactus bloom. Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months.
Species: Beavertail cactus, Opuntia basilaris
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 10928  
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley, Opuntia acanthocarpa, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley.
Species: Buckhorn cholla cactus, Opuntia acanthocarpa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 10971  
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley, Opuntia acanthocarpa, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley.
Species: Buckhorn cholla cactus, Opuntia acanthocarpa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 10972  
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley, Opuntia acanthocarpa, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Buckhorn cholla cactus, sunset, near Borrego Valley.
Species: Buckhorn cholla cactus, Opuntia acanthocarpa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 10974  
Coast prickly pear cactus in bloom, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, Opuntia littoralis
Coast prickly pear cactus in bloom, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad.
Species: Coast prickly pear cactus, Opuntia littoralis
Location: Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, California
Image ID: 11356  
Coast prickly pear cactus in bloom, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, Opuntia littoralis
Coast prickly pear cactus in bloom, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad.
Species: Coast prickly pear cactus, Opuntia littoralis
Location: Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, California
Image ID: 11357  
Coast prickly pear cactus in bloom, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, Opuntia littoralis
Coast prickly pear cactus in bloom, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad.
Species: Coast prickly pear cactus, Opuntia littoralis
Location: Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, California
Image ID: 11358  
Coast prickly pear cactus in bloom, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, Opuntia littoralis
Coast prickly pear cactus in bloom, Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad.
Species: Coast prickly pear cactus, Opuntia littoralis
Location: Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, California
Image ID: 11359  
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring, Opuntia basilaris, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring.
Species: Beavertail cactus, Opuntia basilaris
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 11585  
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring, Opuntia basilaris, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring.
Species: Beavertail cactus, Opuntia basilaris
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 11586  
Buckhorn cholla cactus blooms in spring, Opuntia acanthocarpa, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Buckhorn cholla cactus blooms in spring.
Species: Buckhorn cholla cactus, Opuntia acanthocarpa
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 11587  
Teddy bear cholla cactus, Opuntia bigelovii, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Teddy bear cholla cactus.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 11589  
Teddy bear cholla cactus, Opuntia bigelovii, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Teddy bear cholla cactus.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California
Image ID: 11590  
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring, Opuntia basilaris, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring.
Species: Beavertail cactus, Opuntia basilaris
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11930  
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring, Opuntia basilaris, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring.
Species: Beavertail cactus, Opuntia basilaris
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11931  
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring, Opuntia basilaris, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring.
Species: Beavertail cactus, Opuntia basilaris
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11932  
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring, Opuntia basilaris, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Beavertail cactus blooms in spring.
Species: Beavertail cactus, Opuntia basilaris
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11933  
Teddy-Bear cholla blooms in spring. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla blooms in spring. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11934  
Teddy-Bear cholla blooms in spring. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla blooms in spring. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11935  
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11979  
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11980  
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11982  
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11983  
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by, Opuntia bigelovii, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Teddy-Bear cholla cactus. This species is covered with dense spines and pieces easily detach and painfully attach to the skin of distracted passers-by.
Species: Teddy-bear cholla, Opuntia bigelovii
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 11984  
Beavertail cactus in springtime bloom, Opuntia basilaris, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Beavertail cactus in springtime bloom.
Species: Beavertail cactus, Opuntia basilaris
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 09094  

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