5/24/03 Claret Cup Cactus, Mojave Mound Cactus (Echinocereus triglochidiatus). Black Canyon Road between Mid-Hills & Hole-in-the-Wall. East Mojave National Preserve, San Bernardino County, CA. Found in Pinyon-Juniper & Joshua Tree Woodlands at elevations above 3,500 ft. Plant forms dense clumps up o several hundred heads, 16" tall. In Spring, top of plant becomes covered with bright scarlet flowers. Some of best shows in East Mojave around Cima Dome & Lanfair Valley.