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Opuntia pusilla

Opuntia pusilla (Haw.) Haw.

Cockspur Prickly Pear, Drummond's Prickly Pear

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

USDA Symbol: OPPU2



Opuntia pusilla (Cockspur prickly pear) #40704

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Camden
State: GA
Location Notes: Cumberland Island. Cumberland Island National Seashore.
Accession date: 2014-08-22
Filename: A_C_IMG0809.JPG
Slide Index: 8756572600_0c2f68f1bb_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: A flowering plant. Photographer's note: "Cockspur pricklypear cactus is a very reluctant bloomer. It seems to propagate mostly by the easily removed pads that move around on animals and occasionally humans. I know I've had them stuck to me several times. It is a very common coastal species."
Date Taken: 2013-05-15
NPIN Image Id: 40704

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By: JAM
Date: 2014-08-22

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