Opuntia polyacantha (Plains Prickly Pear)

Opuntia polyacantha

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: Plains prickly pear
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 5 - 8
    Type: Forb

Opuntia polyacantha, or Plains Prickly Pear, is a native cactus that grows in the western United States in the Rocky Mountain area, on rocky, sandy soil.

In our yard, this grows in the Southwest Area.

Our growing score: 3

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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