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Opuntia macrorhiza


Common Name(s): Delicate Prickly Pear, Plains Prickly Pear, Pott's Prickly Pear, Starvation Prickly Pear, Tuberous-Rooted Prickly Pear
Synonym(s): Opuntia pottsii, Opuntia setispina, Opuntia sphaerocarpa, Opuntia tenuispina, Opuntia plumbea, Opuntia ballii, Opuntia delicata
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe:
Distribution: Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming - United States (North America)
Habit: Flattened-Padded
Flower: Red, YellowEncounterability: Common Worldwide
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Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza
Picture taken at: Habitat near Van Horn, Texas

Photographer: Peter Breslin
Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza
Picture taken at: Daiv Freeman's Private Collection

Photographer: Daiv Freeman
Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel
Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza
Picture taken at: Juergen Menzel's Private Collection

Photographer: Juergen Menzel

Opuntia macrorhiza var. pottsii


Common Name(s):
Synonym(s): Opuntia pottsii, Opuntia setispina, Opuntia sphaerocarpa, Opuntia tenuispina, Opuntia plumbea, Opuntia ballii, Opuntia delicata
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Tribe:
Distribution: Chihuahua - Mexico : Arizona, New Mexico, Texas - United States (North America)
Habit: Flattened-Padded
Flower: RedEncounterability: Rare
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Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza var. pottsii
Picture taken at: Kingman, Arizona

Photographer: Marc Beckstrom
Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza var. pottsii
Picture taken at: Kingman, Arizona

Photographer: Marc Beckstrom
Opuntia macrorhiza
O. macrorhiza var. pottsii
Picture taken at: Chiricahua Mountains, Portal, Arizona

Photographer: Marc Beckstrom

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