Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Opuntia humifusa – Common Prickly-Pear

Opuntia humifusa
Opuntia humifusa, the most common prickly-pear in Florida as well as in eastern North America.

These prickly-pear fruits added an unexpected bit of color on a January hike at the Juno Dunes Natural Area in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Image and text © 2012 Rufino Osorio

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