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Synonyms for cholla

arborescent cacti having very spiny cylindrical stem segments

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The study area supported primarily species of plants adapted to conditions of drought (Rzedowski, 1978) and can be characterized as xerophytic scrubland; dominant genera of plants included Fouquieria, Cercidium, Bursera, Jatropha, Cyrtocarpa, Pachycereus, and Cholla.
Species containing nest Vegetation within 5 m of nest (a) 1 Olneya tesota OT, CE, PP, FD, CC 2 Cilindropuntia cholla BE, PP, CE, BM, JU, JC 3 Bursera microfila CC, LC, BE, BM, CE, JU 4 Cytocarpa edulis CC, JC, CE, LC 5 Cilindropuntia cholla CC, CE, FD, ST 6 Cytocarpa edulis CE, CC, FD 7 Cilindropuntia cholla CC, BM 8 Bursera microfila CE, CC, JC 9 Cytocarpa edulis CC, JC, CE, LC 10 Cytocarpa edulis CE, CC, FD, JC 11 Cilindropuntia cholla CC, CE, FD 12 Stenocereus thurberi PA (a) OT = Olneya tesota, CE = Cyrtocarpa edulis, PP = Pachycereus pringlei, FD = Fouquieria diguetii, CC = Cilindropuntia cholla, BE = Bursera eppinata, BM = Bursera microphylla, JU = Jatropha cuneata, JC = Jatropha cinerea, LC = Lysiloma candida, ST = Stenocereus thurberi, PA = Prosopis articulata.
There's no reason to feel that keeping near the established trails, steering clear of wildlife, and avoiding the teddy bear cholla will bring anything but wonderful and safe experiences.
Bent at the waist, I jogged the first half of the stalk, ducking behind clumps of mesquite and chollas.
Afraid of losing him in the thick chollas, I decided to dog the buck like a coyote, staying back but always keeping him in sight.
Chollas Creek is located within a highly urbanized area of San Diego County, CA and drains into San Diego Bay, San Diego, California.
Diazinon concentrations in Chollas Creek during storm events have caused violations of the "toxicity" and "pesticide" water quality objectives (SDRWQCB 2002a).
The Joshua trees disappear here, but ocotillo and cholla cactuses take their place.
Above, cholla cactus grows thickly in the southern reaches of the park.
My favorite example is the second stop on the Cholla Cactus Garden Trail, an easy 1/4-mile loop accessible from Pinto Basin Road.
The Cholla Cactus Garden is dazzling from any direction, but particularly backlit, when these Neapolitan-like cactus (they have lime green tops, rust-colored middles, and dark brown bases) dazzle with fire.
When he finally stood broadside between two chollas, I zapped his tan-and-white chest with my rangefinder.
Through a screen of chollas I closed the gap, monitoring the buck's body language.
NASSCO volunteers cleaned the Chollas Creek area next to the shipyard as well as surrounding NASSCO parking lots.
Walkways lead through this thick stand of spiny chollas, which reproduce so prolifically that the ground is littered with fresh sproutings, looking like prickly doughnut holes.