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Old 11-11-2016, 11:06 AM
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need ID help with several plants, part 1


We'll start with several cacti that I have from decades ago. If I ever knew their names, I no longer remember them. I'll have a different thread for each, to keep things straight.

What is this bluish columnar cactus?

(see several photos of it)
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Old 11-12-2016, 08:31 AM
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Hi, my best guess is that your cactus is of the genus Pilocereus
(maybe P. glaucochrous / or possibly P. lanuginosus ).
There is a nice (5-page long) guide to the species HERE at CactiGuide which might be helpful in determining the species more precisely.
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