Handle this mystery plant with care - and gloves

BY JOHN NELSON
Curator, USC Herbarium
Posted 8/9/17

"If you prick us, do we not bleed?"

- Shakespeare,

The Merchant of Venice, III: 1.

The cacti are plants that demand attention for several obvious reasons. They are fascinating succulents with spectacular flowers, and they characterize …

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