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Apr 11, 2019 2:09 AM CST
I found this amazing alien bloody desert pea plant called sturt's desert pea. I am wondering if anyone knows anymore unique desert plants besides mesquites or feather tree fern bushes (Lysiloma watsonii).
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Taos, New Mexico (Zone 5b)
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Apr 11, 2019 5:54 AM CST
There's the prickly pear cactus. The leaves and fruit are edible.

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Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Apr 11, 2019 8:43 AM CST
The fruit of several cacti are edible.

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