Black Spine Prickly Pear | Long-spine Prickly Pear

Cactus Family
Opuntia macrocentra

Photos: Jeff Davis County, Texas
         April 2013

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Cactus Details

To 3 feet tall.
Pads: Purple tinged edges and around spine clusters.
Spines: Spineless or 2-5" long. Reddish brown to black, sometimes yellow. White tips.
Inner tepals yellow with red basal portions.
West of the Pecos River.
AZ | NM | TX, Mexico