|Opuntia fragilis (brittle prickly pear)|
I had not idea these showed up in the Gulf Islands, but Plants of Coastal British Columbia confirms it. I figured this was a run away garden plant in zone denial.
|Altitude:||5m (16 feet)|
|Date:||Saturday, May 16th, 2009 at 9:47 AM|
|Exposure:||1/125 sec at f6.3|
|Lens:||105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor at 105mm
(equivalent field of view of a 157.5mm lens on a 35mm camera)
|Region:||North America, Canada, British Columbia|
|Scientific Name:||species related to Opuntia fragilis (brittle prickly pear)|
|Larger image:||1999 x 1328|
|Raw image:||4288 x 2848|
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