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Opuntia cactus - unknown species

Opuntia cactus - unknown species (Opuntia cactus)

Too many species of Opuntia grow here in California...not sure what this species is. Photo taken August 31, 2010 in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA.

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Mass plantation of opuntia is creating quite an effect.Does it bear pale yellow flowers?

2 Sep, 2010



Yes, I think this one does.

This is not considered a mass planting of Opuntia. There's literally canyons here full of this cactus growing. It grow wild in many areas of California.

3 Sep, 2010


Okay Delonix :) thanks

3 Sep, 2010



Does this cactus grow wild there too? : > )

4 Sep, 2010

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