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Cactus Prickly Pear

Genus: Opuntia.

Species: Opuntia compressa.

Free from Linda Henry 1999. It spread quickly in the cactus bed and the blooms are gorgeous ! Bumble bees love them as shown in the pic. Don't weed or attempt to handle these unless you have leather gloves.

Photos of this plant

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