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  • noun Plural form of cholla.

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Examples

  • Nopales (prickly pears from the genus Opuntia) and cardos (chollas) grow in most desert habitats, and one may enjoy a variety of tuna (prickly pear fruits) colors, sizes, and flavors in Durangan desert.

    Wildflower hunting in Durango

  • Nopales (prickly pears from the genus Opuntia) and cardos (chollas) grow in most desert habitats, and one may enjoy a variety of tuna (prickly pear fruits) colors, sizes, and flavors in Durangan desert.

    Wildflower hunting in Durango

  • For example, packrats can handle even the spiniest chollas and rarely get stuck.

    Adaptations of desert plants

  • Okay - those bottom things are either chollas or hydras, not shamrocks!

    Rockin' Shams

  • Who's the Dlisted gal who does chollas with photoshop?

    Dlisted - Be Very Afraid

  • Eastern Street curved around the ancient lomas, and the nopal cactus and chollas sprouted throughout the crevices of the hills.

    Their Dogs Came With Them

  • The Curved Bill Thrasher builds large twig nests in our chollas, have accipiter orange eyes, sings a beautiful song, and that bill from the Cretaceous makes it a favorite.

    Matt's Ten Birds Part 3

  • Inland, at the mouth of Canon de las Palmas, is a flat sandy plain covered sparsely with giant cardon cacti, chollas, smoke trees, agaves, elephant trees, palo verdes, and a small stand of the blue fan palms that give the canyon its name.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Inland, at the mouth of Canon de las Palmas, is a flat sandy plain covered sparsely with giant cardon cacti, chollas, smoke trees, agaves, elephant trees, palo verdes, and a small stand of the blue fan palms that give the canyon its name.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • The harsh terrain beyond the wash undulated in seas of bleached tans and clayey reds and yellows, bristling with barrel cacti, chollas, and cat-claw bushes, alive with scorpions and snakes.

    The Pride of Hannah Wade

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