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Other ShrubOpuntia stricta   

Common Prickly Pear at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby

Opuntia stricta at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 7 Jan 2018

Identification history

Other Shrub Opuntia stricta 12 Jan 2018 BettyDonWood
Other Shrub Opuntia stricta 12 Jan 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Other Shrub Opuntia sp. 11 Jan 2018 Mike

Author's notes

I don't know whether it is Opuntia stricta or O. ficus-indica. Either way, targeted for removal.

3 comments

   12 Jan 2018
I am assuming the segments are less than 30 cm long.
Mike wrote:
   13 Jan 2018
Yes, largest blade 20cm long.
   13 Jan 2018
Mike the segments in Opuntia stricta are up to 20cm while those of O. ficus-indica are up to 30cm. Also O. ficus-indica tends to be a small tree and bluish while O. stricta is a shrub and greenish

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Nearby Sightings

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Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2019 Sedum rupestre (Rocky Stonecrop or Deflexed Stonecrop) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2019 Acacia elata (Mountain Cedar Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2019 Acacia howittii (Sticky Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2019 Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Nov 2018 Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Nov 2018 Acacia howittii (Sticky Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Nov 2018 Geranium solanderi (Native Geranium) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 26 Oct 2018 Olearia lirata (Snowy Daisybush) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 7 Oct 2018 Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 28 Sep 2018 Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 22 Sep 2018 Acacia howittii (Sticky Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 22 Sep 2018 Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Apr 2018 Olearia lirata (Snowy Daisybush) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Apr 2018 Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 3 Apr 2018 Dittrichia graveolens (Stinkwort) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 3 Apr 2018 Acacia elata (Mountain Cedar Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 31 Mar 2018 Carpobrotus aequilateralis (Angled Pigface) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2018 Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Jan 2018 Opuntia stricta (Common Prickly Pear) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Jan 2018 Sedum rupestre (Rocky Stonecrop or Deflexed Stonecrop) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 7 Jan 2018 Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 7 Jan 2018 Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 7 Jan 2018 Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 27 Jun 2017 Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 24 May 2017 Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Feb 2016 Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Feb 2016 Suillus sp. (A bolete ) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Feb 2016 Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 25 Jan 2015
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2019
Sedum rupestre (Rocky Stonecrop or Deflexed Stonecrop) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2019
Acacia elata (Mountain Cedar Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2019
Acacia howittii (Sticky Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2019
Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Nov 2018
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Nov 2018
Acacia howittii (Sticky Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 21 Nov 2018
Geranium solanderi (Native Geranium) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 26 Oct 2018
Olearia lirata (Snowy Daisybush) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 7 Oct 2018
Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 28 Sep 2018
Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 22 Sep 2018
Acacia howittii (Sticky Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 22 Sep 2018
Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Apr 2018
Olearia lirata (Snowy Daisybush) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Apr 2018
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 3 Apr 2018
Dittrichia graveolens (Stinkwort) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 3 Apr 2018
Acacia elata (Mountain Cedar Wattle) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 31 Mar 2018
Carpobrotus aequilateralis (Angled Pigface) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 13 Jan 2018
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Jan 2018
Opuntia stricta (Common Prickly Pear) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Jan 2018
Sedum rupestre (Rocky Stonecrop or Deflexed Stonecrop) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 7 Jan 2018
Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 7 Jan 2018
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 7 Jan 2018
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 27 Jun 2017
Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 24 May 2017
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Feb 2016
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Feb 2016
Suillus sp. (A bolete ) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 12 Feb 2016
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Isaacs Ridge and Nearby - 25 Jan 2015

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  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest

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