New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Opuntia

Opuntia humifusa Opuntia humifusa

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Last Modified 01/18/2013

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Nomenclature

Opuntia Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4, vol. 2. 1754.

List of Opuntia Species

References to Opuntia

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2003. Flora of North America, Volume 4. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 1. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 559 pages.
  • Griffith, M. P.; Porter, J. M. 2009. Phylogeny of Opuntioideae (Cactaceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 170: 107-116.
  • Hanks, S.; Fairbrothers, D. E. 1969. Habitats and asscoiations of Opuntia compressa (Salisb.) Macbr. In New Jersey. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 96: 592-594.
  • Hanks, S.; Fairbrothers, D. E. 1969. Diversity of populations of Opuntia compressa (Salisb.) Macbr. In New Jersey. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 96: 641-652.
  • Joyce, A. 2004. Eastern prickly pear cactus in the littoral zone. Underwater Naturalist 26: 36-37.
  • Wallace, R. S.; Fairbrothers, D. E. 1987. The New England distribution of Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf. Rhodora 89(859): 327-32.