cactus - cardón - echinopsis atacamensis (argentina)

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Cardon Cactus - Echinopsis

I believe this is Echinopsis terscheckii or Echinopsis atacamensis.

These tree-size cactus are growing in the High Desert in North-West Argentina, Chile and Bolivia.­ I saw this one near Cachi (Argentina).­ There is another one here

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