''Opuntia humifusa'', commonly known as the Eastern Prickly Pear or Indian Fig, is a native cactus found in parts of eastern North America. It ranges from Montana eastward to parts of the southern Great Lakes, and in the dry coastal sand dunes along the eastern seaboard from Cape Cod, Massachusetts south to
Florida and westward to New Mexico.
The green stems of this low-growing perennial cactus are flattened and are formed of segments. Barbed bristles are found around the surfaces.. more