Opuntia stricta (Erect Prickly Pear) is a species of shrub in the family cacti. They are succulent plants. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed in cites appendix ii. They are native to U.S. Virgin Islands, Central America, Cuba, US Minor Outlying Islands, Eastern North America, South America, Mexico, The Contiguous United States, Puerto Rico, North America, Atlantic Ocean, West Indies, United States, and Bermuda. They have photosynthetic stem leaves. Flowers are visited by Masked Bees, Scolia, Mordellistena pumila, and Mordella.
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