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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Opuntia polyacantha var. polyacantha Haw.
Hairspine pricklypear, Utah grizzlybear pricklypear
USDA Symbol: OPPOP
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
AZ , CA , CO , ID , NM , NV , OR , UT , WY USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Heat Tolerant: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff