Opuntia polyacantha (Panhandle 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 United States, The Contiguous United States, Canada, and Western North America. They have simple, photosynthetic stem leaves and yellow flowers. Flowers are visited by Lithurgus, Leaf-cutter and Resin Bees, Polites rhesus, and Green Skipper. Individuals can grow to 0.61 m.
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