Claret Cup Cactus, Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site, Texas, USA.
Echinocereus triglochidiatus (common name Claret Cup Hedgehog, Mojave mound cactus, or Kingcup cactus) is native to southwest USA and northern Mexico. Echinocerens is from the Greek echinos, meaning a hedgehog, and cereus meaning a wax taper. Triglochidialus means "three barbed bristles" and refers to the straight spines arranged in clusters of three. Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site is popular for birding and bouldering (rock climbing) in El Paso County, Texas, USA.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download