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I am not a professional nor an expert in Cactacea or Opuntioideae taxonomy. Any help with ID and spelling are always welcome. To up-date my list I've been using many books, journals, catalogs and other web-sites. It's been helpful, but I have more work to do. I only ship to the main 48 States. I do ship in the winter. I have 72+ hour heat packs for $3.00 each. No international shipping. Please read the front page for ordering information. Please list the name and number of the plant for ordering.

     Opuntia sulphurea #1 (Opuntia sulphurea is a low and spreading or erect shrub, forming broad clumps 1 to 2 meters in diameter, 30-40 cm high. The joints are conspicuously tuberculate. The spines are very dense and stiff, whitish at first, but somewhat yellowish, horncolored, brownish to red in age. Several varieties of this species, some of which have been described, are given, such as laevior, major, minor, and pallidior. Three subspecies are recognized, the nominate, Subsp. brachyacantha and Subsp. spinibarbis. All have sulphur yellow flowers, hence the specific name. Spines are 1 to 8, acicular, stiff, thick, generally straight but sometimes curved and twisted, spreading, 3 to 10 cm long, yellowish, brownish, red or grey, but sometimes quite pale (white and pink) at first. Flowers are about 4 cm. long, yellow. Stems are joints flattened, oblong to obovate, (8-)12 to 25(-30) cm long, , 3-7 cm wide, thick, strongly tuberculate, glabrous, usually green but sometimes purplish; terminal joints easily detached. These plants are growing in 6" inch pots.) OS1 @ $30.00

   Opuntia sulphurea #2 (Opuntia sulphurea is a low and spreading or erect shrub, forming broad clumps 1 to 2 meters in diameter, 30-40 cm high. The joints are conspicuously tuberculate. The spines are very dense and stiff, whitish at first, but somewhat yellowish, horncolored, brownish to red in age. Several varieties of this species, some of which have been described, are given, such as laevior, major, minor, and pallidior. Three subspecies are recognized, the nominate, Subsp. brachyacantha and Subsp. spinibarbis. All have sulphur yellow flowers, hence the specific name. Spines are 1 to 8, acicular, stiff, thick, generally straight but sometimes curved and twisted, spreading, 3 to 10 cm long, yellowish, brownish, red or grey, but sometimes quite pale (white and pink) at first. Flowers are about 4 cm. long, yellow. Stems are joints flattened, oblong to obovate, (8-)12 to 25(-30) cm long, , 3-7 cm wide, thick, strongly tuberculate, glabrous, usually green but sometimes purplish; terminal joints easily detached. These plants are growing in 6" inch pots.) OS2 @ $30.00

   Opuntia sulphurea #3 (Opuntia sulphurea is a low and spreading or erect shrub, forming broad clumps 1 to 2 meters in diameter, 30-40 cm high. The joints are conspicuously tuberculate. The spines are very dense and stiff, whitish at first, but somewhat yellowish, horncolored, brownish to red in age. Several varieties of this species, some of which have been described, are given, such as laevior, major, minor, and pallidior. Three subspecies are recognized, the nominate, Subsp. brachyacantha and Subsp. spinibarbis. All have sulphur yellow flowers, hence the specific name. Spines are 1 to 8, acicular, stiff, thick, generally straight but sometimes curved and twisted, spreading, 3 to 10 cm long, yellowish, brownish, red or grey, but sometimes quite pale (white and pink) at first. Flowers are about 4 cm. long, yellow. Stems are joints flattened, oblong to obovate, (8-)12 to 25(-30) cm long, , 3-7 cm wide, thick, strongly tuberculate, glabrous, usually green but sometimes purplish; terminal joints easily detached. These plants are growing in 6" inch.) OS3 @ $30.00

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