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Glendale Public Library
Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Information Sheet


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Opuntia microdasys-Rabbit Ears
 White Spined form

 Rabbit Ears are medium-sized clump formers, reaching about 3' tall by 6' wide. The pads are very spiny, with tightly packed glochids of small spines. Yellow flowers are produced in the spring. Very drought tolerant, needs practically no water once established. Full sun, tolerant of poor soils.


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