Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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CACTACEAE

Opuntia drummondii Graham. Dune Prickly-pear, Sand-bur Prickly-pear, Little Prickly-pear, Creeping Cactus. Phen: Apr-Jun; Aug-Oct. Hab: Dunes on barrier islands, less commonly inland on river-associated sands and on granite outcrops. Dist: This species is found most commonly along coastal dune systems and Gulf Coast barrier islands but also inland along riverine sands, and rarely on granite outcrops (often associated with O. mesacantha subsp. mesacantha)

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = K4, RAB, Majure et al (2017); = Opuntia pusilla – Fl5, FNA4, K1, K3, WH3, Doyle (1990), Ward (2009e), apparently misapplied; > Opuntia drummondii – S; > Opuntia tracyi – S

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