Black Lace Cactus

Endangered Species

Description:The outer spines of the black lace cactus are straight and white with dark purple tips. The spines look like the teeth in a comb. Its stems are 1 - 6 inches tall and 1 - 2 inches wide. In the springtime, the black lace cactus produces pink to purple flowers, 2 - 3 inches wide.

Habitat: Black lace cactus is found in grassy openings on south Texas rangeland invaded by mesquite and other shrubs

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why is it endangered

cause of animals and them being destroyed in land clearing