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 Central America, Cuba, Puerto Rico, The Contiguous United States, Eastern North America, South America, Mexico, US Minor Outlying Islands, North America, Atlantic Ocean, West Indies, U.S. Virgin Islands, United States, and Bermuda. They have photosynthetic stem leaves. Flowers are visited by sweat bees, Halictus, Oxythyrea funesta, and Buff-tailed bumblebee.
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