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Twisted-Spine Prickly Pear Fruit and Seed (Opuntia macrorhiza)

In researching my Prickly Pear fruit and seed, I encountered some generic information that does not seem to have been applied to my specific species, but which does apply. Although Twisted-Spine Prickly Pear is a member of the Cactaceae family, … Continue reading

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Twist-Spine Prickly Pear (Opuntia macrorhiza)

I have Twist-Spine Prickly Pear in my south area. Twist-Spine is one of the smaller Prickly Pears, not often bigger than 1 foot high by 3 feet wide. As I was picking rocks uphill this morning, I saw a tiny … Continue reading

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