Beavertail Cactus in Bloom

Beavertail Cactus in Bloom Cactus & Desert Plants


Stock #: 12902
Publisher: Longshaw Card Co
Postmark: 1943
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This low spreading cactus of flat joints, bears no spines but tiny cushions of brownish hairlike spicules or ""stickers"". The brilliant magenta blossoms develop into reddish purple fruit, commonly called ""cactus apples"". This fruit, when the stickers are removed, is cooked with meat by the Indians, and made into ""cactus candy"" by the Mexicans