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Digital Herbaria

Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeri

Opuntia engelmannii Salm-Dyck ex Engelm. var. lindheimeri (Engelm.) Parfitt & Pinkava

Texas Prickly Pear, Lindheimer's Prickly Pear, Lindheimer Prickly Pear

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Opuntia lindheimeri var. lindheimeri

Texas Pricklypear


Location: 60 m S of S Oakwell Farms Pky & 100 m E of Harry Wurzbach Dr--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In shallow clay on limestone hill. Full sun. Nominal moisture.

Description: Shrub, 1 m tall. Joints green, obovate to orbicular, flat, 20+ cm long x 15+ cm broad. Spines 1-6 in most areoles, 5+ cm long. Fruit fleshy, elongate, 4+ cm long.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 1, 1994
Specimen number: 664

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0948
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73

Annotations: SXFXB (In fruit)

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