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Opuntia rufida
blind prickly pear Cactus Family
Opuntia rufida Cactaceae
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common names
  blind prickly pear
   nopal rojizo
accepted scientific name
  Opuntia rufida Engelm.
rules for finding collection records
  Opuntia rufida (56)
  Opuntia microdasys rufida (3)
family name
  Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2004 Robert Sivinski
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (90%)
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Cal Photos (8)
New Mexico Flora (2)
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Chihuahuan D. Gardens (1)
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