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Cactus: Galloping Cactus Machaerocereus gummosus

FAMILY: CACTACEAE (Cactus Family)

The galloping cactus Machaerocereus gummosus has the unique habit of growing downward, rooting in the ground, then springing up and out with new growth, making it seem to be jumping or galloping across the desert.