Full of sharp needlelike protuberances
So replete with interlocking points and complications as to be painfully irritating
I'll beat Old Prickly, all right.
Prickly forms of Statice and Astragalus cover the dry hills.
The entire valley of the Rio Grande, from El Paso to Brownsville, grows many species of cactus, and other prickly coriaceous shrubs.
The caroub tree and the prickly pear are extensively cultivated.
At the base of the tube, in both groups, the ovary becomes developed into a fleshy (often edible) fruit, that produced by the Opuntia being known as the prickly pear or Indian fig.