Giant cacti grew on the desert moon of Yavin 13 in extensive forests. The plants were capable of reaching heights of 16 meters, and protected themselves with spikes. They gathered water from occasional storms, storing the liquid in their spongy leaves and stems for slow use in times of drought. They also grew deep roots to extract liquid from the soil.
- Galaxy Guide 2: Yavin and Bespin, First Edition (First mentioned)
- Galaxy Guide 2: Yavin and Bespin, Second Edition
- (First appearance) (Vignette)