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Location: Searcy and Ouachitas Counties, Arkansas
Month of Photograph: April and May
Distribution Map: Opuntia humifusa - Distribution Map Spacer
USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 16 January 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Spacer Guests can be assured that there is established evidence that this plant has been found in all of the green filled counties of Arkansas. However, the white filled counties should not be interpreted as counties in which this plant does not grow. They should instead be interpreted as counties which lack officially sanction evidence of the plants presence there.

Family: Cactaceae

Whole Plant

Opuntia humifusa - Whole Plant "
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Opuntia humifusa - Leaves Leaves (ephemeral) on pad (modified stem)


Opuntia humifusa - Whole Plant Whole Plant
This images shows two flowers, numerous "pads" (or modified stems) and many flower buds.
Opuntia humifusa - Flower Frontal ViewFlower, frontal view
Opuntia humifusa - xFlower Buds
Opuntia humifusa - Flower Frontal View Flower, frontal view
Opuntia humifusa - Flower Flower
Opuntia humifusa - Flower Lateral View Flower, lateral view
Flower, frontal view up close
Opuntia humifusa - Flower Frontal View Up Close

Flower, lateral view
Opuntia humifusa - Flowers Lateral View