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    National Park South Dakota

Seed Study - Opuntia sp.

Opuntia sp. - Prickly Pear

Opuntia sp. - Prickly Pear

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Species: Opuntia sp.
Common name: prickly pear

Seedling identification: Cotyledons are succulent in appearance, and brownish in color. Spines are obvious once the stem starts to emerge.

 

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