Browsing: Opuntia

Opuntia, also known as Nopales or Paddle Cactus, is a very large genus of cacti. They are native from Canada, to Chile and Argentina. The genus is named for the ancient Greek region, Locris Opuntia with the town of Opus where other spiny plants grew.

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