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Agave americana

Century Plant, Maguey

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Agave desertii

Desert Agave

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Agave palmeri

Palmer's Agave

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Agave parryi var. huachucensis

Huachuca Agave

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Agave victoriae-reginae

Queen Victoria's Agave, Royal Agave

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Agave vilmoriniana

Octopus Agave

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Aloe saponaria

Aloe (Common Aloe)

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Aloe vera

Aloe (Common Aloe)

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Astrophytum myriostigma

Bishop's Cap, Bonete de Obispo

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Carnegiea gigantea

Saguaro

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Cereus hildmannianus - (C. peruvianus)

Hedge Cactus, Queen of the Night

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Cylindropuntia bigelovii

Teddy Bear Cholla

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Cylindropuntia fulgida

Chain Fruit Cholla, Jumping Cholla

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Cylindropuntia leptocaulis

Desert Christmas Cactus

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Cylindropuntia spinosior

Cane Cholla

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Cylindropuntia versicolor

Staghorn Cholla

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Dasylirion wheeleri

Desert Spoon, Sotol

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Echinocactus grusonii

Golden Barrel Cactus

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Echinocereus engelmannii

Englemannís Hedgehog, Strawberry Hedgehog

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Echinocereus faciculatus

Hedgehog, Bundle Hedgehog

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Echinopsis eyriesii

Easter Lily Cactus

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Ferocactus cylindraceus

Compass Barrel Cactus

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Ferocactus wislizenii

Arizona Barrel, Candy Barrel, Fish-Hook Barrel

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Fouquieria columnaris

Boojum Tree, Cirio

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Fouquieria splendens

Ocotillo, Candlewood, Coachwhip, Jacobís Staff

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Hesperaloe funifera

Coahuilan Hesperaloe, Giant Hesperaloe

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Hesperaloe parviflora

Red hesperaloe, Hummingbird Yucca

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Mammillaria grahamii

Arizona Fishhook Cactus, Grahamís Fishhook Cactus, Lizard Catcher

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Nolina microcarpa

Bear Grass, Sotol Chiquito

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Opuntia basilaris

Beaver Tail Prickly Pear

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Opuntia engelmannii

Engelmann's Prickly Pear, Flaming Prickly Pear, Tuna, Yellow Spined Prickly Pear

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Opuntia engelmannii var. linguiformis

Cow's Tongue Cactus, Lengua de vaca

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Opuntia ficus-indica

Burbank Prickly Pear, Burbank's Spineless, Indian Fig Prickly Pear, Tuna Cactus

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Opuntia microdasys

Bunny Ears, Cegador, Rabbit Ears

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Opuntia santa-rita

Santa-Rita Prickly Pear, Purple Prickly Pear

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Pachycereus marginatus

Mexican Fence Post Cactus, Organo

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Pachycereus schottii

Old Man Cactus, Senita, Whisker Cactus

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Peniocereus greggii var. transmontanus

Night Blooming Cereus, Queen of the Night, Sweet Potato Cactus

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Stenocereus thurberi

Organ Pipe Cactus, Mehuele

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Yucca aloifolia

Spanish Bayonet, Spanish Dagger

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Yucca brevifolia

Joshua Tree

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Yucca elata

Soaptree Yucca

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Yucca gloriosa

Soft-Tip Yucca

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