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Opuntia leptocaulis
Opuntia leptocaulis
Christmas Cactus
Photographer: Christopher Christie

ID: 0000 0000 0108 1399 (2008-01-17)

Copyright © 2008 Christopher L. Christie

  • date of photo  May 6, 2005
  • location   Rocky hills north west of Organ Pipe Cactus N. M. (Pima County, Arizona, US)
  • family Cactaceae
  • order Caryophyllales
  • class Magnoliopsida
  • plant community   Sonoran Desert Scrub
  • notes   About 1640 feet elevation. This cactus opens its flowers in late afternoon and closes them before 6 AM.
  • contributor's ID #  OPLE-01-050605 45-0337-050605
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Christmas Cactus (photographer)
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    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2008 Christopher L. Christie. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact C. Christie (541) 519-5084


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