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