• Common Name: Beaver Tail Prickly Pear
  • Botanical Name: Opuntia basilaris
  • Native Distribution:  Sonoran and Mohave deserts
  • Hardiness: 10 degrees
  • Sun: Full, radiant sun
  • Water: Very low to natural water
  • Growth (rate, size and form): Moderate, low spreading Cactus
  • Foliage (e/d, color, texture):  Blue-gray, brown spines
  • Flowers (color & season):  Magenta to pink,  Currently blooming!
  • Comments (litter, thorns, allergenic):  Small thorns.
  • Special Features (wildlife, other):  Vibrant spring color

Beaver Tail Prickly Pear Cactus flowerBeaver tail Prickly Pear Cactus 1Beaver Tail Prickly Pear Cactus flower 2

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