It has Many twisting arms that have spines along them

It's a beautiful.....Whatever it is

Drought Smart Plants reply: it is indeed! This resembles some kind of Opuntia, but I really don't have any idea exactly what kind. Cacti are not my strong suit, so hopefully someone else will recognize this distinctive plant.

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Dec 05, 2014
Cow's Horn-euphorbia grandicornis
by: Lupe

Does this euphorbia have small yellow flowers where the thorns are? I don't remember if this plant had the blooms or one similar to it.

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Apr 07, 2012
by: Anonymous

Definitely a Euphorbia, I just don't know which one. So not a true cactus. I really love the amazing variety of the Euphorbia genus.

Mar 20, 2012
by: Kenny

I'm not sure, I am going to be moving them around today so I will get some different pics that show the twisting of it and the spines.

Mar 19, 2012
Euphorbia grandicornis
by: Jacki

I've been looking for more information about this for you and found a plant that might be the same - it's hard to tell from your picture if it has these long spines, but you may be able to tell if it's the same.

Euphorbia grandicornis, the Cows Horn Euphorbia

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