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Prickly pear is native to North and South America DYK Prickly

Prickly pear is native to North and South America DYK Prickly

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Close-up image of prickly pear fruit: Apart from the large spines, note the glochids (the fine prickles, or bristles) that readily dislodge and may cause ...

plant in fruit (Photo: Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org). Opuntia engelmannii (Prickly Pear ...

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Opuntia ficus-indica

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Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri (Texas prickly pear)

Opuntia, South of France

Prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica), inflorescence

Vintage Botanical Prickly Pear Cactus Print. Opintia Vulagaris Educational Chart Diagram Cactus Desert Poster Pull Down Chart - CP241

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Prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica), spines

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A cactus with long chains of prickly bulbs

Eastern Prickly Pear Indian Fig (opuntia humifusa): A native cactus found in parts of eastern North America. It ranges from Montana eastward to parts of the ...

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... Flower and cladodes of Opuntia stricta in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia (Photo: ...

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Opuntia laevis (Spineless Prickly Pear, Tulip Pricklypear)

Opuntia ficus-indica (Indian Fig, Indian Fig Prickly Pear, Mission Cactus,

'Prickly pear leaf and fruits Pantelleria Island Italy August 2014 '

Opuntia ficus-indica (Indian Fig, Indian Fig Prickly Pear, Mission Cactus,

Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand.

Opuntia ficus-indica (Indian Fig, Indian Fig Prickly Pear, Mission Cactus,

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Salm-Dyck ex Pfeiffer, Enumeratio diagnostica cactearum hucusque cognitarum 156, 1837

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Our cacti here in the Southwest vary wildly in shape, size and bloom. They occur, for instance, in the form of buttons, balls, barrels, globules, ...

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Consolea falcata Syn. Opuntia falcata

Opuntia ficus-indica (Indian Fig, Indian Fig Prickly Pear, Mission Cactus,

Opuntia lasiacantha

Arnoldus Syens

Figure 4 Prickly pear fruit, staple component of the Mexican and Central American diet culture

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What Is Nopal Cactus ( Prickly Pear )?

Cactus Apple spines are evenly distributed on pad or absent, white to yellow, ...

Opuntia, Prickly Pear

Bloom of the prickly pear

Mary Emily Eaton - Sclerocactus scheeri

Prickly pear

Opuntia orbiculata fruit, Nancy Hussey

... sprawling prickly pear; Opuntia longispina · Opuntia macrocentra

Cultivated prickly pear grown for food

Purple pears

Cactus Apple or Engelmann Pricklypear is a common Prickly Pear in the southwestern United States.

Opuntia ficus-indica flower

Prickly pear cactus growing on the edge of the salt pan on San Francisco Island in

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America native cactus with golden yellow flowers and edible, juicy red fruit. The garden. An illustrated weekly journal of horticulture in all its branches ...

flowering (Photo: Joy Viola, Northeastern University, Bugwood.org)

Dairy cattle eating Opuntia cactus · Dairy ...

... aging Cactus Apple has striking fruits, often called “Tunas” of deep red or magenta ...

Native to Southwestern United States.

cladodes ("branches") (Photo: Joy Viola, Northeastern University, Bugwood.org)

Panhandle prickly pear · Opuntia polycantha

Thick green leaf of a prickly pear

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Opuntia ovata

Opuntia quitensis Opuntia quitensis

Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri in habitat.

Opuntia ficus-indica (Indian fig) flowering

Pinkava's prickly pear (Opuntia pinkavae), named in honor of Donald John Pinkava

Figure 1. Cladode and fruit of Opuntia ficus-indica from northern Ethiopia.

Mallards

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flowering (Photo: Joy Viola, Northeastern University, Bugwood.org)

Maihueniopsis bolivianum - Holly Gate Cactus Nursery reference collection

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