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Opuntia macrocentra
purple pricklypear Cactus Family
Opuntia macrocentra Cactaceae
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common names
  purple pricklypear
  Nopal violaceo
accepted scientific name
  Opuntia macrocentra Engelm.
rules for finding collection records
  Opuntia macrocentra (254)
  Opuntia violacea (49)
  exclude Opuntia violacea gosseliniana
  exclude Opuntia violacea santa-rita
family name
  Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Patrick Alexander
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1. to 2. inches
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Desert
Rocky
Grassland
grid lines base