Many plant stores hot glue fake flowers onto cactus succulentplantcare.com/do…
If you cut down a cactus in Arizona, you be penalized up to 25 years in jail. It is similar to cutting down a protected tree species. lawinfo.com/resources/cri…
Dragon fruit while popular in SE Asia is a cactus native to Mexico mexiconewsnetwork.com/en/…
A man was killed when he tried to shoot down a 125-year old Saguaro cactus. The man blasted most the way through and poked at one of the plants arms. The 500lb arm then fell crushing him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sag…
Werner Herzog once jumped into a cactus, to cheer up an actor who was accidentally run over and set on fire while working on his film youtu.be/Ya_05oG6WCY
Camels eat cactus no problem. Using hardened protrusions called papillae to guide their chew. They guide their bites and swallow the thorns vertically to avoid being poked. This isn't to say it still doesn't cause discomfort, camels just tank it. cactusway.com/can-camels-…
A dog named Cactus ran an ultramarathon in the Sahara Desert just for fun, beating the majority of human runners. deadspin.com/dog-runs-gru…
, nopales picked from a prickly pear cactus taste better if harvested in the morning. Acid content is lower in the morning, but builds with sunlight, so nopales harvested at the end of the day is more bitter. I guess, the early bird catches the sweeter nopales. gardeningknowhow.com/orna…
There exists a Little Nipple Cactus, and its scientific name is *Mammillaria heyderi* backyardnature.net/n/w/li…
The Coral Cactus is not really a cactus, but two succulent plants joined together to form a beautiful β€œFranken-plant." scienceprofonline.com/bio…
Cactus flesh will taste sour in the morning and sweet in the afternoon en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cra…
Saguaro Cactus do not grow any arms until they are 70-100 years, and can live for over 200 years. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sag…
Dragon Fruit grows on a cactus. worldofsucculents.com/edi…
Camels eat cactus, they have adapted to harsh desert conditions that require them to eat thorny plants youtube.com/watch?v=9NC2s…
There is a cactus that could fall over when fully grown because its root system is small compared to the plant itself. The plant has also never been reported to flower. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eup…
If you cut down a cactus in Arizona, you can be penalized up to 25 years in jail. It is similar to cutting down a protected tree species. blog.lawinfo.com/2016/04/…
Cutting down a cactus in Arizona is similar to cutting down a protected tree species, and can land the perpetrator up to 25 years in jail. allenlawaz.com/blog/five-…
Dragon fruits are fruits from cactus plants. miamiherald.com/living/ho…
In 1982, a man died while vandalizing a saguaro cactus for fun. He shot the cactus repetitively and then went up to poke it to try to get it to fall over. Instead, the 500-pound saguaro arm fell and killed him. archive.azcentral.com/ari…
Wisconsin has an area with very sandy soil which is able to support a desert like environment including prickly pear cactus and a few species of lizard. wpr.org/believe-it-or-not…
- Archeologists in Cactus Hill, VA excavated charcoal from a camp-fire that was carbon-dated to 18,000 years ago. This doesn't fit with the currently accepted model of humans first coming to the American continent about 14,000 years ago via the Bering Land Bridge... study.com/academy/lesson/…
Cutting down a cactus in Arizona has a penalty of up to 25 years in jail and is similar to cutting down a protected species of tree. agriculture.az.gov/plants…
Practicing shooting in the desert in Arizona, David M. Grundman, 27, shot a giant saguaro cactus. The 7 meters tall plant got chopped off, crushing him to death. nytimes.com/1982/07/20/us…
There is a variety of cactus that lives in northern Canada almost to the arctic circle. fs.fed.us/database/feis/p…
The word 'cactuses' is the English plural to cactus and 'cacti' is the Latin plural. Dictionaries list both and neither are right or wrong. grammarist.com/usage/cact…
Almost every species of cactus in the world grows in the Americas, except for the mistletoe cactus which grows in the tropics of Africa. It's unknown why this is the only cactus species outside of the Americas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhi…
The tallest cactus ever recorded was over 6 stories tall. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pac…
Camels are able to eat a cactus because they've adapted to the desert and have tough throats. youtube.com/watch?v=PD0R2…
A saguaro cactus once killed a man. When an Arizona man vandalized a 23ft saguaro with a shotgun, the cactus shed one of its arms and crushed him to death. nytimes.com/1982/07/20/us…
Not a single cactus grows in the Sahara, as cacti are native only to the Americas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cac…
Diego Rivera had planned to cover the entire outside of the biggest stadium in Mexico with large designs like the condor and the eagle on a cactus. However he died when only a section was completed en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Est…
The Adam Sandler movie "Just Go With It" is a remake of the 1969 movie "Cactus Flower", starring Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman and Goldie Hawn, for which Hawn won an Oscar. "Cactus Flower" was based on a Broadway play of the same name, which was itself based on a French play. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jus…
During the WWF Royal Rumble in 1998, Mick Foley had three separate entrances for the event, having his other three personas (Cactus Jack entrant #1, Mankind entrant #16, and Dude Love entrant #28) participate in the main event. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy…
A Japanese Oil Tanker captain fell into a cactus at a Santa Barbra Oil Field, provoking laughter from the local workers. 5 years later he returned in an Imperial Japanese Navy sub and made the first mainland shelling of the US at that oil field. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ell…
There is only one cactus that is not exclusively native to the Americas atlasobscura.com/articles…
Despite the world's hottest pepper scoring 2 million Scoville Heat Units, and pure capsaicin reaching 16 million, there is another still hotter. A Moroccan cactus produces a resin that hits an estimated 16 billion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Res…
There is a monument in Dalby, Queensland commemorating a species of moth that eradicated the invasive Prickly Pear Cactus that had spread across 15000 square miles of Australia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pri…
There is a species of prickly pear cactus native to Ohio trekohio.com/2013/07/03/a…
There’s a species of cactus that lives so far north in Canada that it’s north of the southern edge of Alaska en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opu…
The Saguaro Cactus takes 75 years to grow its first "arm;" and a Saguaro that dies this year has, on average, been around since before the Civil War. cactus-art.biz/schede/CAR…
The saguaro cactus, America's largest cactus which normally grows to heights of 40 feet, can take 10 years to reach its first 1 inch in height. nps.gov/orpi/learn/nature…
There is a species of cactus indigenous to Chicago dnainfo.com/chicago/20130…
A Japanese Oil Tanker captain fell into a cactus at a Santa Barbra Oil Field, provoking laughter from the local workers. 5 years later he returned in an Imperial Japanese Navy sub and made the first mainland shelling of the US at that oil field. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ell…
There is only one species of cactus that can be found naturally occurring outside the Americas en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhi…
Today I learned of the Stenocereus eruca, AKA "the Wandering Devil", a cactus that can move 60 cm a year. It grows horizontally, growing at the top and dying at the bottom, moving like a caterpillar. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
A cactus can be used as a musical instrument en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amp…
'Cactus to Clouds' hiking trail in Palm Springs, CA, has one of the greatest elevation increases of any day-hike routes in the United States, gaining 10,400 ft in just 16 miles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cac…
The saguaro cactus can soak up 200 gallons of water during heavy rains, live to 200 years old, and weigh over 2000 pounds discoverseaz.com/Wildlife…
A Saguaro cactus takes 10 years to grow an inch and 200 years to grow full size nps.gov/orpi/learn/nature…
Shyguys, Birdo, the cactus enemy from Super Mario Bros 3 and Bob-ombs first appeared in Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic, which later became Super Mario Bros. 2. mariowiki.com/Pokey
There is a musical instrument called an "Amplified Cactus". True to it's name, it is a cactus with contact microphones attached. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amp…
Dragon Fruit is the fruit of a cactus. balconygardenweb.com/how-…
There is a cactus native to Ohio - the prickly pear cactus. trekohio.com/2013/07/03/a…
Dragonfruits come from a cactus. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyl…
Lumberjacks made up a bunch of fearsome critters including Cactus Cat and Fur-bearing Trout to scare newcomers en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fea…
7Up, Dr Pepper, Snapple, Cactus Cooler, Crush, Hawaiian Punch, Mott's, IBC, A&W, Squirt, RC Cola, Welch's, Yoohoo, Canada Dry, Country Time, and many other drink brands are all owned by one company: Dr Pepper Snapple Group (Which was formerly owned by the chocolate company, Cadbury) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Mick Foley (Mankind/Cactus Jack/Dude Love) and Kevin James (The King of Queens) were on the same high school wresting team. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M…
Aztec priests would stab their penises with cactus spines en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blo…
Cacti have certain acoustic properties, meaning you can literally PLAY the cactus youtu.be/Mh8eHDN9MK0
The National Park Service uses RFID tags on Saguaro Cactus in order to deter poachers. nationalparkstraveler.com…
The plural of 'cactus', can be either 'cacti', 'cactuses', or indeed 'cactus'! en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/C…
There is a cactus native to Morocco that is hotter than any chili pepper known to man. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eup…
There's a 18-inch thick, 25 foot high spherical mound concrete cap, dubbed "Cactus Dome" that covers a crater of buried nuclear material in the Enewetak Atoll. atlasobscura.com/place/ca…
Today I learned of David Grundman, who for one day decided it was a good idea to shoot some saguaro cactus. Instead of having fun, he died after a cactus he had just shot at fell down right on top of him, crushing him to death. archive.azcentral.com/ari…
When male deer have damage to their testicles or have them removed their antlers stop shedding. The velvet continues to grow around the existing antler giving them a cactus look, and are as light and dense as balsa wood. iwla-rh.org/html/DGIF_art…
Cactus spines are actually modified leaves and that photosynthesis is performed by the stalk instead sbs.utexas.edu/mauseth/Re…
The saguaro cactus takes at least 75 years to grow a side arm en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sag…
Director Werner Herzog promised to jump into a cactus if one of his films was completed without any more injuries. youtube.com/watch?v=Ya_05…
The walking cactus from Rango is a real thing. freakyphenomena.com/comme…
The tallest saguaro (a species of cactus) ever measured was an armless specimen found near Cave Creek, Arizona; it measured 78 feet tall before it blew over in a windstorm in 1986 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sag…
In 1982 a man was killed by a cactus he and his friend were trying to destroy. azcentral.com/arizonarepu…
Today I Learned That Cardon is The Tallest Species of Cactus Found on Earth In Baja California en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pac…
The world's only cactus plantation is located in Edwards, Mississippi. roadsideamerica.com/tip/7…
Mick Foley(WWE's Mankind/Cactus Jack) was the JV Heavyweight wrestler to his highscool's Varsity Heavyweight wrestler Kevin James(King of Queens/Paul Blart: Mall Cop) until Kevin hurt his back. movies.netflix.com/WiMovi…
There are Cactus Trees in the Galapagos. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opu…
There's a species of cactus called the dildo cactus. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pil…
There is a species of bat that feeds exclusively off the nectar of cactus flowers. phys.org/news/2012-12-ins…
During the campaign for North Africa, Erwin Rommel used seemingly retreating panzers to lure inexperienced US tanks into a trap. In hot pursuit, the US tanks rushed into a cactus-filled valley full of camouflaged Flak 88s. Losses were most, if not all, US tanks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8.8…
The flowers of Echinocereus reichenbachii (commonly known as the lace or hedgehog cactus)open for just one day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ech…
Native Americans legally weren't allowed to use the peyote cactus and other such objects in their rituals until 1993. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat…
The Cactus Cooler beverage was inspired by the 1960s cartoon show The Flintstones in which a fictional Cactus Cooler was the favorite drink of the character Fred Flintstone. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/G…
How to prepre your peyote cactus.
On February 23, 1942, a Japanese Sub shelled Goleta, CA. This target was chosen by the Captain because he had fallen into a cactus while touring the oil facility years before and people had laughed at him. school-for-champions.com/…
Amplified Cactus is an instrument. youtube.com/watch?v=_qWPC…
The organ pipe cactus is usually pollinated by bats. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Prickly pears were so invasive in Australia, they created 20-foot high cactus jungles and crushed homes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opu…
There is a Specie(s) of Cactus Called the 'Dildo Cactus' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dil…
There exist "Cactus and Succulent Clubs," where people in all parts of the world can bring their favorite plants to official meetings for discussions and cocktails. cactus-mall.com/clubs/aff…
Cactus Plugging claimed the life of a 27 year old man in 1982 when he plugged a little too hard en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cac…
Today I learned of the Saguaro cactus, which can grow to over 50 feet and 10 feet around, and can live for over 150 years en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sag…
During the Cold War the Cuban Army installed an 8 mile "Cactus Curtain" around the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base to prevent Cubans from seeking refuge in the United States en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gua…
The The saguaro cactus is one of the largest species of cacti in the world avaxnews.net/fact/Worlds_…
The flowers commonly found on cacti in home improvement stores are actually glued onto the cactus to make them more attractive. cactiguide.com/article/?a…
In Aztec legend, the gods told them to build a city where they saw an eagle eating a snake on a cactus, which is the image on the Mexican flag. The city is now Mexico City. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mex…
Out of the 1600 species of cacti, the mistletoe cactus is the only one naturally found outside of the new world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhi…
Today I learned there is a cactus species that is native to the east coast, including MA, CT, NY and NJ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opu…

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