Opuntia pusilla (Dune Prickly Pear)

Opuntia pusilla

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: Dune Prickly Pear
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 6 - 8
    Type: Forb

Opuntia pusilla, or Dune Prickly Pear, is a native cactus that grows in the southeast coast of the United States, in sandy habitats on coastal dunes, beaches, and woods.

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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