Prickly Pear Cactus Colors

 
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This is a close up of the Prickly Pear cactus round things? I do not know about these cactus. This one is as tall as my parents house. You do not want to try and remove the buds or ball things because those little black spots are covered with microscopic needles.

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bubbalinn - Aug 07, 2008 04:53 PM EDT
Hi Beverly, Golda, Karen, and Alandra.. Thank You all very much for your nice comments. I'm sorry it took me a couple years to reply to most of you.. I'm a bad boy. Karen I have heard different names for cactus but can't remember them, Fruits Tunas sounds yummy to me :) Yea once you get past the needles they are ok to eat LOL.. It's too much trouble for people. Even the birds and critters don't want to mess with them.
A.Lovely - Aug 07, 2008 04:17 PM EDT
Alan this is very unique and an interesting view. Is this the same cactus that you once took looking like a foot?? :-) You know it looks like you could pick one of those thingies and eat it?? Hum? Darn this diet I'm on.... lol
alandrapal - Aug 07, 2008 04:57 AM EDT
very interesting, Alan. Have never seen any cactus like this one.
Guest - Aug 23, 2006 07:27 AM EDT
The Spanish speaking people call these fruits tunas. They are edible and can be made into jelly.
Guest - Aug 22, 2006 01:16 AM EDT
Great looking plant.Wonderful close-up.
Guest - Aug 21, 2006 10:32 PM EDT
NIce close up and good detail in the cactus balls.

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