Opuntia engelmannii v. linguiformis-Cow's
Tongue Prickly Pear
is a large, mounding cactus to about 10' tall and wide at
maturity. Pads are long and fairly narrow, resembling like a cow
tongue. Yellow flowers are produced in the spring, followed by
red fruit in the summer. Drought tolerant, prefers a
well-drained soil in the full sun. Ideal for use as a natural
fence or barrier. Native to central Texas.