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Opuntia atrispinaBorder pricklypear 
Opuntia aureispinaRio Grande Pricklypear 
Opuntia basilarisBeavertail pricklypear
Beavertail cactus
Opuntia chisosensisChisos Mountain Pricklypear 
Opuntia chloroticaClock-face prickly-pear
Dollarjoint pricklypear
Pancake pear
Silver-dollar cactus
Opuntia cymochilaGrassland pricklypear 
Opuntia ellisianaSpineless prickly pear
South Texas pricklypear
Opuntia engelmanniiCactus apple 
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmanniiCactus apple
Prickly pear
Opuntia engelmannii var. lindheimeriTexas prickly pear
Lindheimer's prickly pear
Lindheimer prickly pear
Opuntia engelmannii var. linguiformisCactus apple 
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Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
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 Wet - saturated

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