Prickly Pear Cactus
Opuntia Phaeacantha is a species of prickly pear cactus known by the common names tulip prickly pear and desert prickly pear found across the southwestern United States, lower Great Plains, and northern Mexico. It is a succulent shrub or tree growing to 5m in height. Opuntia Phaeacantha has a definite trunk that is much branched at the top and has drooping upper branches. Branches are egg-shaped in outline but with the narrower end at the base. It is not poisonous but watches out for their spines.
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