Species Detail

Opuntia spp. Miller
Prickly pear cactus


Scientific Name:  
Opuntia spp. Miller
Common Name:  
Prickly pear cactus
Myaamia Name:  
lenoonkwia also for red-belted polypore?
Uses:  
Undetermined
Harvest Seasons:  
Unkn
Habitats:  
Dry Prairie grasslands
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Shrub, Wild

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Opuntia spp. Miller
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "prickly pear; species of flat leaved cactus creeping along the soil and growing on rocks or on the ground; flower red or pink; leaves round 3 to 4 inches in diameter"
Botanical Sources  
Opuntia spp. Miller
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs on dry; rocky; soils in prairies and dunes
Related Sources  
Opuntia spp. Miller
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