Opuntia ammophila Small 1919

Opuntia lata Small 1919

Opuntia túrgida Small ex Britton & Rose 1923

Plants shrubby, more or less erect with stem segments end to end and with spreading branches, 1-2 m (3.3-6.6 ft) high with distinct trunks. Stem segments elongate to narrowly elliptical or obovate, light green, 3.8-17.2 cm (1.5-6.8 in) long, 3.8-6 cm (1.5-2.4 in) wide. Leaves elongate conical. Areoles numerous, conspicuous. Glochids long, dense. Spines 1-2, very slender, reddish, becoming gray with age, 2-6 cm (0.82.4 in) long. Flowers bright yellow, 5-8 cm (2-3.1 in) in diameter. Fruits obovoid, reddish purple, 2-3 cm (0.8-1.2 in) long. Distribution: Florida.

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