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Beavertail Cactus

Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris


Opuntia basilaris subspecies vary widely in size, spinescence, and flower color. All contain very small amounts of mescaline and phenethylamines in the paddles.

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1 Comment

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 7 years ago

Beautiful flower!

Max Brodie
Spotted by
Max Brodie

Riverside, California, USA

Spotted on Apr 5, 2013
Submitted on Apr 5, 2013

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