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Plant    Species Name:
Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.
syn. Cactus fragilis Nutt.
syn. Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw. var. denudata Wieg. & Backeberg
syn. Opuntia schweriniana K. Schum.

Common Name:
brittle pricklypear


Musselshell River, Montana   May 20, 1805

See following caption
coll. by C. Birdseye, Florence, Montana, 29 May 1910

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