Cacti Genus opuntia

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Opuntia x vaseyi

Common Name(s): Apricot Prickly Pear, Golden Prickly Pear, Sprawling Prickly Pear
Synonym(s): Opuntia mesacantha var vaseyi, Opuntia covillei
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Subfamily: Opuntioideae
Distribution: California (state) - United States (North America)
Habit: Flattened-Padded
Flower: YellowEncounterability: Rare
Species Notes: Opuntia x vaseyi is a naturally occurring hybrid, O. littoralis x O. phaeacantha
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Opuntia x vaseyi
O. x vaseyi
Picture taken at: Santa Barbara Botanical Garden, CA

Photographer: Daiv Freeman

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