He lives upon the barrel cactus, a plant so protected by spines as to seem unapproachable by man or animal.
Near by springs up the barrel cactus, a forbidding column no one dares touch.
Another of picturesque appeal is the bisnaga or barrel cactus, of which there are many species of many sizes.
The boys got out and walked quickly into the desert, found a barrel cactus, and began dissecting it with Rick's scout knife.
She knew that the pulp of the barrel cactus that she tried to chew turned to bitter sawdust in her mouth and sickened her.