Opuntia aureispina (Rio Grande Prickly Pear)

Opuntia aureispina

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: Rio Grande Prickly Pear
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 6? - 9
    Type: Forb

Opuntia aureispina, or Rio Grande Prickly Pear, is a native cactus that grows only in Texas, in rocky, sandy soil.

In our yard, this grows in the Southwest.

Our growing score: 3

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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