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<h3>'''Species Name: ''Opuntia littoralis''<br>
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'''Common Name:''' Prickly Pear<br></h3>
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:Found throughout the coastal areas of Los Angeles County.  The fruits are edible.  Makes a great barrier!
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:'''Plant Family:''' Cactaceae
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:'''Plant Type:''' Cactus
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:'''Height by Width:''' 3' H x spreading
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Low and spreading
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Moderate
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 1,200'
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:'''Flower Season:''' Summer
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:'''Flower Color:''' Yellow
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not listed
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:'''Distribution:''' South Coast, Southern Penisular Range, Channel Islands, to Mexico
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Coastal Sage, Chaparral
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Latest revision as of 19:33, 5 September 2009

Opuntia littoralis
Opuntia littoralis
Opuntia littoralis

Species Name: Opuntia littoralis
Common Name: Prickly Pear

Found throughout the coastal areas of Los Angeles County. The fruits are edible. Makes a great barrier!

Plant Family: Cactaceae
Plant Type: Cactus
Height by Width: 3' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Low and spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: 1,200'
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: South Coast, Southern Penisular Range, Channel Islands, to Mexico
Natural Habitat: Coastal Sage, Chaparral

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Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


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