Opuntia littoralis or Prickly-Pear cactus

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Opuntia littoralis or Prickly-Pear Cactus is a paddle-shaped cactus that bears red fruit and yellow & red flowers. It can be found covering the slopes below the main road to the Park exit. It is one of the Park’s most low-maintenance plants requiring little water while providing food and protective habitat for wildlife.