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Aaron's beard cactus (Opuntia leucotricha)  Aaron's beard cactus,Angiospermae,Brighton,Cactaceae,Cactus,Caryophyllales,Conservatory,Flowering Plant,Geotagged,Lamberton Conservatory,Nature,New York State,Opuntia,Opuntia leucotricha,Opuntieae,Plant,Rochester,United States,United States of America,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Thank you for all the new species, Joe! Did you go to some sort of botanical garden? Posted 3 years ago
    1. Yep - the Lamberton Conservatory. It's only a few miles from our home, but I kept forgetting about it so it had been a few years since the last time my wife and I went. Posted 3 years ago

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Opuntia leucotricha'' is a tree-like cactus, growing up to 5 metres tall. The platyclades have a thin fuzz of white hairs on their joints. The plant is an invasive species in Florida.

Similar species: Caryophyllales
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Mar 26, 2016. Captured Mar 20, 2016 12:51 in 1166-1204 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/4.5
  • 1/160s
  • ISO100
  • 33mm