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Genus: Pediocactus [ Cactaceae ]

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From the Greek words “Pedion” meaning “plain/level” referring to the general habitat of the plant on the Great Plains, and the word “cactus” ( an old genus name)
(The
genus name implies:cactus of the plains”).
 

For example: Pediocactus despainii

 

 

 

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