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Opuntia macrocentra Engelmann 1857
Family: Cactaceae

Synonyms:   Opuntia violacea macrocentra, Opuntia violacea violacea
Spanish Names:   duraznilla, nopal
American Names:   long-spined prickly pear, purple prickly pear
Growth Habit:   Shrub
Duration:   Perennial
Herbacious / Woody:   Woody
Succulence (Part):   Succulent (Stem)
Regional Nativity:   Yes
Growth Season:   Summer
Habitat: desert
Bloom season: Spring
Flower color: Yellow/red

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