Opuntia humifusa


Common Name: prickly-pear cactus
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun
Light Requirements: Sun
Height:8 to 14 inches
Width:12 to 18 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Prairie
Soil Type:sandy, dry
Soil Moisture:Dry
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:4 to 9
Flower Colour:yellow, sometimes with red throat
Bloom Time:summer
Comments:Used in xeriscaping. Edible fruit.
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Picture Copyright: Heidi Eisenhauer