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Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina; Porcupine Prickly-pear Cactus   

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Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina
Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina
Porcupine Prickly-pear Cactus
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 0914 0099 (2014-09-09)

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  • date of photo  Apr 27, 2013
  • location   Owens Valley (California, US)
  • notes   Opuntia polyacantha is a common species of cactus known by the common names plains pricklypear, porcupine prickly-pear cactus, hairspine cactus, panhandle pricklypear, and starvation pricklypear. It is native to North America, where it is widespread in Western Canada, the Great Plains, the central and Western United States, and Chihuahua in northern Mexico.
  • CalAcademy slide #   Porcupine Prickly-pear Cactus 130427 _D807147
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial
  • original filename: Porcupine Prickly-pear Cactus 130427 _D807147.jpg

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PLANT
  • common names   Porcupine Prickly-pear Cactus, Pricklypear (photographer)
  • Look for Jepson Manual treatments, maps (University & Jepson Herbaria)
  • View Calflora record for Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina
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