“Ferocactus” Genus

Ferocactus Genus Image

Ferocactus comes from the Latin word “ferox,” meaning “fierce,” and the Greek word “kaktos,” meaning “thistle.” This genus is also known as “The Traveler’s Friend.” Ferocactus is native to the Southwestern United States and Mexico. Ferocactus plants are barrel-shaped with prominent spines and small flowers. This genus’s natural habitat is extremely hot and exploited.

Ferocactus Plants On Succulent City

Ferocactus Latispinus Image
Ferocactus Latispinus (Devil’s Tongue Barrel Cactus)
Ferocactus Glaucescens Image
Ferocactus Glaucescens (Blue Barrel Cactus)
Ferocactus Emoryi Image
Ferocactus Emoryi (Coville Barrel Cactus)
Ferocactus Cylindraceus Image
Ferocactus Cylindraceus (California Barrel Cactus)
Ferocactus Pilosus Image
The Mexican Fire Barrel Cactus ‘Ferocactus Pilosus’
Ferocactus Hamatacanthus Image
Ferocactus Hamatacanthus
Ferocactus Gracilis Image
Ferocactus Gracilis (Fire Barrel Cactus)
Ferocactus Histrix Image
Ferocactus Histrix (Acitrón barrel cactus)
Ferocactus Peninsulae Image
Ferocactus Peninsulae (Ferocactus Horridus)
Ferocactus Macrodiscus Image
Ferocactus Macrodiscus
Ferocactus Chrysacanthus Image
Ferocactus Chrysacanthus
Ferocactus Wislizenii Image
Ferocactus Wislizenii (Candy Barrel Cactus)
Ferocactus Herrerae Image
Ferocactus Herrerae (Twisted Barrel Cactus)
Ferocactus Rectispinus Image
Ferocactus Rectispinus
Ferocactus Viridescens Image
Ferocactus Viridescens
Ferocactus Diguetii Image
Ferocactus Diguetii
Ferocactus Echidne Image
Ferocactus Echidne
Ferocactus Tiburonensis Image
Ferocactus Tiburonensis
Ferocactus Schwarzii Image
Ferocactus Schwarzii (Schwarz’s Barrel Cactus)
Ferocactus Electracanthus Image
Ferocactus Electracanthus


Richard Miller

Salute everyone. It's Richard, the author of this Succulent & Xeriscaping blog. I am a traveler and a nature lover looking for a connection with the wild green. In my journey, I found a love for succulents and xeriscaping. What attracts me is the long-lasting & unique beauty of every plant I have the chance to see with my own eyes. Welcome to my little blog and let's enjoy a good time together!

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