Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.
Britton, N.L., Rose, J.N., Cactaceae (1919-1923)
Cact.

vol. 1 (1919)
t. 35
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name recognized (= name cited):
720251 Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.
name recognized (basionym):
171647 Cactus fragilis Nutt.

drawing: M.E. Eaton
family: Cactaceae
subfamily: Opuntioideae
epithet: fragilis,-is,-e

Illustration contributed by:
Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.
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homotypic synonyms:
Cactus fragilis Nutt.;
heterotypic synonyms:
Cactus pusillus Haw.; Opuntia brachyarthra Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow; Opuntia drummondii Graham; Opuntia pusilla (Haw.) Haw.; Opuntia tracyi Britton;
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