Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Prickly Pear
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Opuntia mesacantha ssp. mesacantha
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Opuntia humifusa

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America Opuntia humifusa var. humifusa

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Opuntia compressa 132-01-001

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Opuntia pollardii


Tepals entirely yellow or greenish yellow, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon Common Name: Common Eastern Prickly Pear
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Opuntia cespitosa
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Opuntia humifusa

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America Opuntia humifusa var. humifusa

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Opuntia compressa 132-01-001?

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Opuntia opuntia


Tepals yellow w red/maroon bases (vs. O. humifusa & mesacantha entirely yellow, per Weakley's Flora.


range map need picture of flower of Opuntia humifusa, Eastern Prickly Pear
Common Name: Eastern Prickly Pear
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Opuntia humifusa
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Opuntia humifusa

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America Opuntia humifusa var. humifusa

INCLUDING Flora of West Virginia (Strausbaugh & Core, 1978) Opuntia calcicola

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Opuntia compressa 132-01-001?

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dune Prickly Pear, Dune Devil-joint, Devils-joint Cactus, Little Prickly-pear
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Opuntia drummondii
SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS National Database: Opuntia pusilla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Opuntia drummondii 132-01-002

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Opuntia drummondii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Opuntia tracyi


Inner tepals yellow throughout; filaments & anthers yellow; stigma lobes white, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Coastal Prickly Pear, Shell Midden Prickly-pear, Yaaxpakan, Erect Prickly-pear
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Opuntia stricta var. dillenii
(?) PLANTS National Database: Opuntia dillenii

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America Opuntia stricta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Opuntia stricta var. dillenii


Inner tepals light yellow throughout; filaments, anthers style & stigma yellow, per Flora of North America.


camera icon Common Name: Coastal Prickly Pear, Shell Midden Prickly-pear, Erect Prickly-pear
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Opuntia stricta var. stricta
(?) PLANTS National Database: Opuntia stricta

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America Opuntia stricta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Opuntia stricta var. stricta

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Opuntia stricta


Inner tepals light yellow throughout; filaments, anthers style & stigma yellow, per Flora of North America.


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