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Joshua Tree National Park Sights

Cholla Cactus Garden

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Updated 10/21/2013

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This stand of bigelow cholla (sometimes called jumping cholla, since its hooked spines seem to jump at you) is best seen and photographed in late afternoon, when the backlit spiky stalks stand out against a colorful sky.

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Pinto Basin Rd., 20 mi north of Cottonwood Visitor Center, Joshua Tree National Park, California, 92277, United States

Updated 10/21/2013


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