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Gallery of invasive cacti around Australia

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Note: As is commonly the case, both Cylindropuntia rosea and Cylindropuntia tunicata are referred to as Hudson pear.

Queensland

 

Coral cactus - Cylindropuntia fulgida var mamillata

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Jumping cholla - Cylindropuntia prolifera

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Snake cactus - Cylindropuntia spinosior

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Harrisia cactus - Harrisia martinii

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New South Wales

 

Hudson pear - Cylindropuntia rosea

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Devil's rope cactus - Cylindropuntia imbricata

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Wheel cactus - Opuntia robusta

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Riverina pear - Opuntia elata

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Coral cactus - Cylindropuntia fulgida var mamillata

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Velvet tree pear - Opuntia tomentosa

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Christmas cactus - Cylindropuntia leptocaulis

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Klein's pencil cactus - Cylindropuntia kleinae

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Victoria

 

Wheel cactus - Opuntia robusta

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Hudson pear - Cylindropuntia tunicata

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South Australia

 

Wheel cactus - Opuntia robusta

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Prickly pear - Opuntia stricta

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Jumping cholla - Cylindropuntia prolifera

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Drooping prickly pear - Opuntia monocantha

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Devil's rope cactus - Cylindropuntia imbricata

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Plains prickly pear - Opuntia polycantha

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Western Australia

 

Coral cactus - Cylindropuntia fulgida var mamillata

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Prickly pear - Opuntia stricta

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Riverina pear - Opuntia elata

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Hudson pear - Cylindropuntia rosea

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Hudson pear - Cylindropuntia tunicata

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