Opuntia humifusa

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Common Names
eastern prickly pear, low prickly pear, smooth prickly pear, devil’s tongue

Family
Cactaceae

Habitat
dry soils in rocky or sandy areas with sun

Observed Blooming
early to mid June, 2017
mid August, 2016 [just past blooming]

Conservation
endangered in Massachusetts
exploitably vulnerable in New York
rare in Pennsylvania
special concern in Connecticut

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