Opuntia humifusa - Prickly pear cactus
Prickly pear cactus is the only showy native cactus widely found in the Northeast US. This cactus is clump forming and produces pollinator friendly yellow flowers and edible fruit. Opuntia humifusa thrives in sandy, sunny, and dry areas.
Height: 0-1 feet
Bloom color: Yellow
Bloom time: May - July