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2012-06-18 04:20:07

Symbol: CYACT Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   OPACT Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow var. thornberi (Thornb. & Bonker) L.D. Benson   Thornber's buckhorn cholla   OPTH2 Opuntia thornberi Thornb. & Bonker   Distribution: County distributions for the...

Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa Engelm  JM Bigelow FM Knuth var
2012-06-18 04:20:09

Symbol: CYACC2 Group: Dicot Family: Cactaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   OPACC Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow var. coloradensis L.D. Benson   Colorado buckhorn cholla Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, CA, NV, UT Classification:  ...

Golden Cereus Bergerocactus emoryi
2009-04-23 11:39:16

The Golden Cereus is a species of cactus, and the sole member of the genus Bergerocactus. It is named after Alwin Berger. Other common names are golden spine cereus or snake cactus. Sometimes the name snake cactus also applies for Echinocereus pensilis. The plant is small and frail compared to other cacti. It only reaches heights of up to 3 feet, and a diameter of 2 inches. It appears in...

Mearns Coyote
2007-12-21 13:41:52

The Mearns Coyote (Canis latrans mearnsi), is a subspecies of coyote native to the American Southwest. Its range extends from extreme southern Utah and Nevada in the north, southeastern California and northeastern Baja California on the west, west of the Rio Grande in New Mexico on the east, and northern Sonora and Chihuahua in Mexico on the south. It is one of the smaller sub-species of...

Arizona queen of the night Peniocereus greggii
2005-07-12 11:49:45

The Arizona Queen of the Night is a cactus originally from Arizona (USA) and Sonora (Mexico). It is also known as the night blooming cereus or Reina de la noche (Latin Peniocereus greggii, also called Cereus greggii) This cactus has stems about 1/2-1 inch wide with 6-9 edges. Its flowers are white, up to 30 centimetres in diameter with a scent redolent of vanilla. The flowers open after...

Cactus
2005-06-02 11:42:14

A cactus (plural, cacti or cactuses) is a type of succulent plant belonging to the dicotyledonous flowering plant family, Cactaceae. The Cactaceae has (depending upon the authority) between 24 and 220 genera, with around 90 genera being the most widely accepted count, and with anywhere from 1,500 to 1,800 species. Cacti are recognized natives of the Americas, mostly in desert areas. Some are...

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  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
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The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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