Seemingly Neotoma fuscipes does not build houses in patches of prickly-pear.
The skin was rough, the pulp of a rich crimson colour not unlike that of the prickly-pear, and it had an agreeable acid flavour.
Next came a hedge of prickly-pear; she turned her head away from this in disgust.
The nopat, or prickly-pear, is a useful plant, yielding a succulent fruit—the tunas—and is also the habitat of the cochineal.
The dog points, but one nearly always finds the birds running from one prickly-pear bush to another.
That hedge is prickly-pear and was meant to keep the Indians out of the inclosure, if they were ugly.
The prickly-pear cactus is of obvious importance to certain mammals of the coastal sage belt.
When the grave has been half filled in, they throw into it a prickly-pear (Opuntia Dillenii) shrub, and make a mound over it.
Of vegetation there was none here, save a tangle of prickly-pear at the mouth of a gulch.
The little holdings are surrounded by rude stone walls, or hedges of prickly-pear, or maguey (agave).