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Cochineal Nopal Cactus (Cochenillifera)

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Cochineal Nopal Cactus (Cochenillifera)

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The Cochineal Nopal Cactus (Cochenillifera) is generally described as a perennial tree or shrub. This is not native to the U.S. (United States) .

Plant Basics
General Type Tree, Shrub
Growth Duration Perennial
Plant Nativity Introduced to U.S.

Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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Plant Name Synonyms
  • Cactus cochenilliferus
  • Nopalea cochenillifera
Plant Distribution
can be found in Florida, Hawaii, PR, VI