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Opuntia rufida
blind prickly pear Cactus Family
Opuntia rufida Cactaceae
common names
  blind prickly pear
   nopal rojizo
accepted scientific name
  Opuntia rufida Engelm.
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  Opuntia rufida (95)
  Opuntia microdasys rufida (7)
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Image Author: ©2004 Robert Sivinski
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 2.6 to 3.4 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed 2nd week of February thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (90%)
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Cal Photos (12)
New Mexico Flora (2)
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Chihuahuan D. Gardens (1)
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