Like many cacti of the American Southwest, cacti are often found around piles of rocks, perhaps they once sheltered the tiny seedling from wind and rain. This beavertail cactus in the Mojave Desert is off to a good start. Many of this species reach a height of six feet and a base of about twelve feet across.
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