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Turks Cap Cactus Common in Anguilla

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[Click to enlarge Pope's Head Cactus] Want some cactus candy for lunch? The Turks Cap (melocactus intortus) is short and squat, with a beautiful red cap and bearing an edible pip. They grow wild, but many people also place them as decorations in their garden. Also know as the "pope's head".  Revised: April 30, 1998

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