hedge hog cactus

hedgehog cactus

noun
any of various rounded, usually spiny cacti of the genus Echinocereus, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having bell-shaped flowers that close at night.

Origin:
1875–80, Americanism

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hedgehog cactus

noun
cactus of the genus Echinocactus having stout sharp spines 
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