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Opuntia x spinosibacca ()
Lytle, Melody

Opuntia ×spinosibacca

Opuntia ×spinosibacca Anthony (pro sp.)

Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Synonym(s): Opuntia phaeacantha var. spinosibacca

USDA Symbol: OPSP7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Cactus/Succulent

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May



Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Heat Tolerant: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Opuntia x spinosibacca in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Opuntia x spinosibacca in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Opuntia x spinosibacca


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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