What is this cute little guy?

C.Scanlon(5)April 3, 2012

:) Anybody know?

Sorry bout the fuzzy pics, thats my $500 iPhone at its best I guess lol

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chrisware(5-6 wv)

Did you sow seeds?
Cacti are dicots, so when they first emerge, they just about all look like bird beaks. Some may be a little fatter or skinnier. Something,will grow from the center of the 'mouth'
Good luck with your new baby

    Bookmark   April 3, 2012 at 9:59PM
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ferocactuslatispinus(Zone 4/Sunset 43 WI)

Wow, you caught me off guard here! I wasn't expecting it to be so small! Well, I'm afraid the only step toward identifying it I can give is that it isn't a cactus. Perhaps a Faucaria?

    Bookmark   April 3, 2012 at 10:14PM
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That is a Conophytum, hard to say which... maybe loeschianum?

    Bookmark   April 3, 2012 at 10:31PM
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Ah! Thanks for the help all. I'm pretty sure now that it is a Conophytum bilobum, I just needed the nudge in the right direction toward identifying this baby. Ah and they are so pretty when they flower, kinda like yellow sparklers :) thanks to you especially, hanzrobo, you were right

    Bookmark   April 4, 2012 at 12:19AM
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