Rob's plants
home garden plants wildlife seed photos
plant sale journal topics plantlinks fun guestbook

Opuntia engelmannii var. cyclodes

Opuntia engelmannii var. cyclodes
Cute chubby early seedlings, not yet revealing their cactusness
western prickly pear
Six weeks later, now clearly a cactus
Synonym(s) Opuntia cyclodes
Common name western prickly pear
Family cactaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil, drought-tolerant

Yellow-flowering species from New Mexico and west Texas. Distinguished by the yellow spines adorning its pads.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: rock garden zone

About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Opuntia engelmannii var. cyclodes

I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my guestbook. If you have a question that needs a personal response, please e-mail me.

Your name

Your comments