Cylindropuntia pallida

Family Cactaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [Weeds of National Significance; NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesWhite-spined Hudson pear
SynonymsOpuntia pallida Rose
Growth formSucculent, Shrub
Seed dispersal morphologyFleshy fruit/Edible/Aril
Maximum height (m)1.5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeNorth America
Exotic range (Australia)WA, NT, SA, QLD, NSW
Exotic range (other)Africa, Europe
Habitat types (exotic)Woodlands, Floodplains, Shrublands, Rocky outcrops, Roadsides, Wastelands
Soil type (exotic)Most soil types, Gravel/stony, Clay
Decade of introduction1960

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 30202820342661432
RCP 8.5 2050 301836203428141238
RCP 8.5 2070 302036183426141240

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2050 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2070 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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Further Information