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brittle prickly pear
Opuntia fragilis
brittle prickly pear Cactus Family
Opuntia fragilis Cactaceae
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common names
  brittle prickly pear
  little prickly pear
accepted scientific name
  Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.
rules for finding collection records
  Opuntia fragilis (1095)
family name
  Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Tony Frates
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.5 to 2. inches
Plant Observed beginning of April thru 3rd week of November

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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