Page author: David Giblin
Opuntia phaeacantha

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in south-central Washington, where likely intentionally introduced; California to Kansas, south to Texas.

Habitat: Rocky, disturbed areas.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from southeastern U.S.

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Opuntia phaeacantha Engelm.
Publication: Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts, n. s. 4: 51. 1849.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Opuntia phaeacantha in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Opuntia phaeacantha checklist entry

OregonFlora: Opuntia phaeacantha information

E-Flora BC: Opuntia phaeacantha atlas page

CalPhotos: Opuntia phaeacantha photos

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