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The Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus

Posted on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 in Nature

By Maureen Schwer Keep your eyes open and don’t miss the only cactus found in Indiana! When thinking of Indiana, cacti do not pop directly to mind, right?  Interestingly, there is one cactus that does grow here, the eastern prickly pear cactus (Opuntia humifusa).  This particular cactus is native to the lower 48 states of … Continued

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