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Dwarf Prickly Pear

Opuntia humifusa


I see these cactus all over the place on North Carolina beaches. It's usually short and low to the ground, and seems to grow anywhere.


North Carolina at low altitudes, on sand dunes

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suzmonk 6 years ago

You're welcome ... glad it helped.

Dillon Priester
Dillon Priester 6 years ago

Thank you, I got some time to do a little more research and I've concluded that it is the dwarf prickly pear

suzmonk 6 years ago

Prickly pear, maybe ... need more, and closer, photos. And, hey, welcome to Project Noah!

Dillon Priester
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Dillon Priester

Holden Beach, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Dec 13, 2013
Submitted on Dec 13, 2013

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