Texas Prickly Pear (Opuntia lindheimeri)
Extremely common in the southern half of Texas, this large prickly pear blooms from March through June, producing large edible red to purple delicious fruits. This enormous patch was found growing outside of Mission, Texas.
- Rich Leighton
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