Sweet Prickly Pear

Sweet Prickly Pear


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Latin Name
Opuntia Ficus-Indica
Description
A succulent shrub or small tree with paddle-shaped stems armed with spines. This plant is leafless. It is also an invasive alien from Central America. The fruits are plum-shaped, spiny and edible.
Habitat
Grows in the Northern Province and the Kruger National Park.



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