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Native Plant Database

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Cylindropuntia wolfiiWolf Cholla
Wolf's Opuntia
 
Opuntia aciculataChenille Prickly Pear
Chenille Pricklypear
Cowboys Red Whiskers
 
Opuntia ammophilaBeach Prickly Pear
Devil's-tongue
 
Opuntia atrispinaBorder Pricklypear 
Opuntia aureaGolden Prickly Pear
Golden Pricklypear
Yellow Beavertail
 
Opuntia aureispinaRio Grande Pricklypear 
Opuntia austrinaDevil's-tongue
Prickly Pear
 
Opuntia basilarisBeavertail Pricklypear
Beavertail Cactus
 
Opuntia basilaris var. basilarisBeavertail Cactus
Beavertail Prickly Pear
Beavertail Pricklypear
 
Opuntia basilaris var. brachycladaBeavertail Prickly Pear
Beavertail Pricklypear
Little Beavertail Pricklypear
 
Opuntia basilaris var. longiareolataBeavertail Prickly Pear
Beavertail Pricklypear
Grand Canyon Beavertail Pricklypear
 
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Lifespan

Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
 Dry - no signs of moisture
 Moist - looks & feels damp
 Wet - saturated

Bloom Time
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 Apr  May  Jun
 Jul  Aug  Sep
 Oct  Nov  Dec
Bloom Color
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 Blue  Purple  Violet
 Brown  Black

Height (in feet)
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 12-36  36-72  72-100
 More than 100

Leaf Arrangement
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Leaf Retention
 Deciduous
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