Opuntia stricta (Erect Prickly Pear)

Opuntia stricta

Quick Facts:

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

Opuntia stricta, or Erect Prickly Pear, is a native cactus that grows in the southeastern United States, on rocky slopes and in open woodlands in dry 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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