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Cerro Castellan

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Cerro Castellan and Prickly Pear 0091

One natural landmark in Big Bend National Park is Cerro Castellan, which you can read about in The Handbook of Texas Online. You can also gaze upon it in this picture from November 22. The cactus in the foreground looks like it could be Opuntia rufida, known as blind prickly pear, which mostly lacks the long spines common to almost all of its genus-mates.

© 2015 Steven Schwartzman

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

December 26, 2015 at 4:46 AM

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