deerhorn cactus

noun

Definition of deerhorn cactus

  1. :  a shrubby cactus (Peniocereus greggii synonym Cereus greggii) native to the southwestern U.S. and adjacent parts of northern Mexico that has night-blooming white flowers and spiny scarlet fruits —called also night-blooming cereus

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First Known Use of deerhorn cactus

1911


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