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Nopal

Opuntia spp.

Description:

Opuntia is a genus of the cactus family that consists of more than 300 species all native to the Americas from northern U.S.. UU. to Patagonia, where they grow wild. Were introduced to Europe by the conquistadors and easily naturalized in the Mediterranean region.

Habitat:

Arid regions

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Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

Spotted on Mar 15, 2006
Submitted on Apr 30, 2011

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