We here at the Cactus Blog will be doing our part by boycotting all Arizona cactus stories.

Here’s a Chihuahuan Desert cactus for you instead.

DSCN1652

Echinocereus triglochidiatus var. gurneyi is a tightly clumping hedgehog cactus. This high altitude subspecies grows in the rocky outcrops of the southern New Mexico highlands.