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This old piece of cactus pad has rooted and is now sprouting new pads. I love the tenacity of desert plants. Oliver Lee SP, New Mexico, USA.
How hungry would you have to be? Probably javelina hungry. Near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
Or tuna. Or cactus apple. Those cute little polka dots are hundreds of fine needles that you cannot see in your finger, but you can certainly feel.
Here are the before and after photos of an Opuntia cactus. It will be a fine harvest this year. Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA.
This is the first time I’ve seen a double prickly pear – or cactus apple – or tuna.