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" Two massive forms of melon cacti or biznagas (Echinocactns unsliscni and E. emoryi) were encountered by our expedition at elevations above a thousand feet in Sonora and Arizona, while a third, with a number of smaller heads in a cluster, was seen nearer... "
St. Nicholas - Page 79
by Mary Mapes Dodge - 1909
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Bulletin of the American Geographical Society of New York, Volume 40

Geography - 1908
...biznagas (Echinocactns u'isliscni and E. cmoryi) were encountered by our expedition at elevations above a thousand feet in Sonora and Arizona, while a third,...California. The larger species often measure over 5 feet in height, with a diameter of more than 2 feet at the base, containing as much as 6 or 8 gallons...
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The Plant World, Volumes 10-11

Botany - 1907
...bisnagas, (Echinocactus wislicenii and E. emoryi) were encountered by our expedition at elevations above a thousand feet in Sonora and Arizona, while a third,...more than two feet at the base, containing as much as 200 Ibs. of water. This sap is only slightly charged with substances ordinarily in solution in the...
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