Opuntia humifusa (Eastern Prickly Pear) is a species of shrub in the family cacti. It is a succulent plant. It has a self-supporting growth form. Eastern Prickly Pear is listed as endangered by COSEWIC and in CITES Appendix II. It is native to the contiguous United States, the contiguous United States, Canada, United States, North America, and eastern north america. It has simple, photosynthetic stem leaves. Flowers are visited by Bicolored Agapostemon. Eastern Prickly Pear is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 0.22 m.
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