Cactus Apple (Opuntia engelmannii)


Opuntia Engelmannii, or more commonly know as Cactus Apple, is a shrub of the genus Opuntia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Opuntia Engelmannii or Cactus Apple's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Opuntia
  • Family: Cactaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (N)