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Trichocereus hybrid "Flying Saucer"
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Trichocereus hybrid "Flying Saucer"

Cactus Flowers

Feeling a little envious of those magnificent cactus flowers you're seeing around? Norm Schilling tells us how to get them in this edition of Desert Bloom. Norm is the owner of Schilling horticulture and one more thing: Don’t ever take a cactus from our desert parks or wilderness or even think about breaking off a piece of it. Removing native plants is highly regulated.

State of Nevada Native Plant Laws

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Opuntia
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Barrel Cactus

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Barrel Cactus
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Barrel Cactus

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Trichocereus hybrid"Flying Saucer"
Photo by Florence Rogers/Nevada Public Radio

Trichocereus hybrid"Flying Saucer"

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Norm admires his Trichocereus hybrid "Flying Saucer"
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Norm admires his Trichocereus hybrid "Flying Saucer"

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Opuntia
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Opuntia

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Fouquieria splendens (commonly known as ocotillo)
Photo by Florence Rogers/Nevada Public Radio

Fouquieria splendens (commonly known as ocotillo)

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