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Opuntia stricta
erect pricklypear Cactus Family
Opuntia stricta Cactaceae
common names
  erect pricklypear
  nopal estricto
accepted scientific name
  Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw.
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Image Author: ©2010 Shirley Denton
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 2 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
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