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Opuntia is a genus in the cactus family, Cactaceae. The most common culinary species is the Indian fig opuntia (O. ficus-indica). Most culinary uses of the term " prickly pear" refer to thi...

Prickly Pear Cactus - DesertUSA

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Most prickly pear cactus have yellow, red or purple flowers, even among the same species. They vary in height from less than a foot (Plains, Hedgehog, ...

Prickly Pear Cactus (English) - Desert Harvesters

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There are 12 varieties of fruiting Opuntia cactus. Opuntia engelmannii ( Englemann's Prickly Pear) is native to the Sonoran Desert, and likely can found very near ...

Prickly Pear Cactus - Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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Identifying Features. The Engelmann prickly pear cactus (Opuntia engelmannii) can be easily identified by it's broad, flat, green pads. The white spines are 3" ...

How to eat prickly pear, a.k.a. cactus fruit, a.k.a. tunas - Instructables

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Prickly pears are delicious on the inside but vicious on the outside. Here's how to get past their prickly exterior and into their sweet, succulent soul. You'll need ...

Prickly pears Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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A member of the Cactaceae (or cactus) family, prickly pear cactus, also known as nopal, grows in the United States, Mexico, and South America. It also flourishes ...

Prickly Pear Cactus Plant Benefits & Information - Herbwisdom

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Prickly pear cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica), is an edible cactus plant that grows in the arid and semi-arid regions of the world. English names for the plant and its ...

A Guide to Mexican Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit | SAVEUR

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Jul 17, 2014 ... In late summer in Mexico, prickly pear cactus fruits, or tunas, are everywhere—a refreshing snack eaten out of hand and a popular ingredient in ...

Does prickly pear cactus have health benefits? - Mayo Clinic

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Some preliminary evidence shows that prickly pear cactus can decrease blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Research also suggests that prickly ...

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Oct 25, 2012 ... Aloha from Maui...Mike shows how simple and easy it is to eat cactus fruit, also known as prickly pear, cactus fig, and tuna. Loaded with vitamin ...
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Prickly Pear Cactus
The Prickly Pear cactus retains water easily, so it can survive in dry, sandy climates easily. Learn about the prickly pear cactus with tips from an ecologist in this free video on Texas trees.... More »
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2 Easy Ways to Eat Prickly Pear Cactus (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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How to Eat Prickly Pear Cactus. Prickly pear cactus has been a staple of the Mexican and Central American diet for thousands of years. In parts of the U.S. it has ...

PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions and ...

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Find patient medical information for PRICKLY PEAR CACTUS on WebMD including its uses, effectiveness, side effects and safety, interactions, user ratings and ...

Prickly Pear Cactus Production - UC Small Farm Program

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Small Farm Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616. Revised July 1989. The genus Opuntia includes the prickly pear, bunny ears, and beaver tail cacti.