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Coastal Prickly Pear Cactus
Opuntia littoralis

This cactus is common in the coastal sage habitats of Southern California and Northern Baja Mexico. The fruit was eaten by local natives. Bill Howell refers to this plant as the mall because so many animals are in and around it.



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