Planting Season: Evergreen
Height at Maturity: 2-4 in (5-10 cm)
Cultivation: Moderately fertile, sandy, humus-rich, well-drained soil
Features: Short spiny segments; greenish yellow flowers; green fruit
Description: Found in dry areas of central and western North America as far north as coastal southern Canada, this low shrubby species forms 2?4?in (5?10?cm) high clumps that are around 12?in (30?cm) wide. It has short variably shaped stem segments that are studded wi
Growth Habit: Clumping habit
Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond
Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.