Opuntia humifusa (Eastern Prickly Pear)

Opuntia humifusa

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: eastern prickly pear
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb

Opuntia humifusa, or Eastern Prickly Pear, is native cactus that grows in most of the eastern United States, on forest edges, along railroads and in prairies.

In our yard, this grows in the Prairie.

Our growing score: 3

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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