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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Cacti - Bigroot Pricklypear

Bigroot Pricklypear - Opuntia macrorhiza
Bigroot Pricklypear - Opuntia macrorhiza
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The name macrorhiza means large root.

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Stemless Hymenoxys

The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...