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Yellow Pincushion Cactus
I’ve just found out that the cactus growing on my place nearly 2 years ago is a Yellow Pincushion Cactus.
The site where I found out what this MT native plant is said it has edible berries, and that the pulp inside the stems is a good source of fluids for emergencies.
I had thought about taking cuttings from it to start more, but now see a point in this as a possible food source. The plant grows a maximum of 2″ tall, so I can grow them just as the one I found near the county road without running over and killing them with the lawnmower.
I just love my new discovery!
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