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Large cactus. My search of this image gives it a date of around 1895.

hey I know this picture! its supposedly a product of fasciation, but I didn't find any recent picture of a cactus nearly as big.

it's really remarkable tbh!! especially considering how slowly they grow!

A cactus (plural cacti, cactuses, or less commonly, cactus) is a member of the plant family Cactaceae, a family comprising about 127 genera with some 1750 known species of the order Caryophyllales. The word "cactus" derives, through Latin, from the Ancient Greek κάκτος, kaktos, a name originally used by Theophrastus for a spiny plant whose identity is now not certain.[5] Cacti occur in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Most cacti live in habitats subject to at least some drought. Many live in extremely dry environments, even being fo

@HiroProtagonist this was destroyed to make room for the parking lot next to a Dollar Tree in 1994.

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