Xerophytes are drought-adapted plants, commonly found in environments where water is scarce. An example is the cactus Opuntia ficus-indica. The fruits, seen here, are delicious but harvesting and peeling them can be quite tricky because of all the small spines, it is almost guaranteed that at least one will find its way into your skin no matter how careful you are (speaking from experience here). Bonus wasp!
The wasp looks so tiny! Click for full size.
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