Panorama of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve
Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Opuntia ficus-indica (Mission Cactus/Tuna Cactus)

Uncommon, non-native shrub, planted and persisting at at least two locations in and around the Preserve. Flowers are yellow to orange. Blooms in summer.

Opuntia ficus-indica (Mission Cactus/Tuna Cactus). NON-NATIVE. Pictured in summer near the Preserve high point.


Opuntia ficus-indica (Mission Cactus/Tuna Cactus). NON-NATIVE. Pictured in summer near the Preserve high point.