Woollyjoint Pricklypear (Opuntia tomentosa)

  • Woollyjoint Pricklypear (Opuntia Tomentosa)
    Credit: Mary Emily Eaton (1873-1961) | From The Cactaceae (1919-1923) by Britton et Rose, Vol. I, Plate XXXIII. | License: PD US
  • Woollyjoint Pricklypear (Opuntia Tomentosa)
    Credit: Ethel Aardvark | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0
  • Woollyjoint Pricklypear (Opuntia Tomentosa)
    Credit: JFKCom | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
  • Woollyjoint Pricklypear (Opuntia Tomentosa)
    Credit: Arthur Chapman | originally posted to Flickr as Opuntia tomentosa (V... | License: CC-BY-2.0

Opuntia Tomentosa, or more commonly know as Woollyjoint Pricklypear, is a tree shrub of the genus Opuntia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Opuntia Tomentosa or Woollyjoint Pricklypear's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the state of California.

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

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