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Species Name: Opuntia parishii
Common Name: Mat Cholla, Club Cholla
- A low growing, clumping cholla with numerous long spines. Makes an interesting drought-tolerant groundcover for a desert garden. Flowers are lemon yellow with green centers.
- Plant Family: Cactaceae
- Plant Type: Cactus
- Height by Width: 4 in. H x spreading
- Growth Habit: Clumping
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
- Cold Hardy to: 3600'
- Flower Season: May to June
- Flower Color: Yellow
- Distribution: Eastern and southern Mojave desert
- Natural Habitat: Sandy flats. Elevation: 2700-3600'
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