jointed prickly pear
Opuntia aurantiaca Lindley

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State Regulated List

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllidae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Opuntia
Subject: Opuntia aurantiaca Lindley

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
tiger pear, tiger-pear


Plants - Shrub or Subshrub