Patagonia Wildflowers
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Indian fig opuntia
Opuntia ficus-indica
Opuntia ficus-indica
Indian fig opuntia Cactus Family
Opuntia ficus-indica Cactaceae
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English common names
  •Indian fig opuntia
  •mission prickly-pear
Spanish common names
accepted scientific name
  •Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
rules for finding collection records
  •Opuntia ficus-indica (526)
  •Opuntia cordobensis (6)
  •Opuntia megacantha (0)
  •Opuntia paraguayensis (3)
  •Opuntia vulgaris authority contains Mill (0)
family name
  • Cactaceae
Image Author: Italo Specogna, Flora Mendocina Nativa
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 2.0 to 2.75 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed All Year
Probably originated in Mexico

How Likely at this Location (72%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
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