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Activity: How Does a Cactus Flower Bloom?
What Happens First? What Happens Next?
order-flower-buds.jpg
Arrange the numbers to show how a cactus blooms. Write down your answer.


Identify the flower
prickly pear Opuntia robusta
Which of these prickly pear cacti is the one blooming in the question above?

The Opuntia ellisiana is the prickly pear in the Discovery Garden in West Columbia, TX.


All three are prickly pears. Match the scientific name to proper cactus.






Scientific Names
  • ___Opuntia ellisiana___Opuntia robusta ___Opuntia ovata




2 Opuntias
Answers: reo



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