Tiny Prairie Remnants Yield Yet Tinier Cacti

Fri, 2021-01-01 11:36 -- gsparrow
1 Jan
Mike Heim

SOMETIMES IT IS the little things, embedded within and contrasting with much larger things, which grab one’s attention. Thus it was for me with the tiny brittle prickly-pear cacti, Opuntia fragilis, which grace rocky places within relict prairies in the vast open landscapes of central and western Minnesota.

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