Opuntia humifusa catalog 2016 web

Opuntia humifusa / Prickly Pear Cactus

Our only native cactus, it sprawls down dry bluffs and across sandy shores. The blooms are exquisite – large and yellow/orange, followed by persistent red fruit.

Height: <1′        Blooms: May

Habitat: Dry, sun

Provenance: NJ