Les Épines de Lespinet

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Les Épines de Lespinet (2500 m²) is a private botanical garden specializing in cactus and succulents. It is located at 38, Les Hauts de Lespinet, Foix, Ariège, Midi-Pyrénées, France, and open by guided tours; an admission fee is charged.

The garden is intended to recreate a semi-desert American landscape amid banana, citrus, and Mediterranean vegetation. It contains nearly 400 taxa of cacti and succulents, primarily Agave, Opuntia, and Yucca, as well as Nolina and a collection of palm trees from temperate and subtropical regions.

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Coordinates: 42°57′59″N 1°36′28″E / 42.96639°N 1.60778°E / 42.96639; 1.60778