Taxon  Report   3572 
Ferocactus cylindraceus  (Engelm.) Orc.
Barrel cactus,  California barrel cactus
Ferocactus cylindraceus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ferocactus cylindraceus
© Gregory 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Ferocactus cylindraceus
© 2003 Michael Charters
Ferocactus cylindraceus
© 2003 Michael Charters
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Genus: Ferocactus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Echinocactus cylindraceus
TJM2: Ferocactus acanthodes
TJM2: Ferocactus cylindraceus var. lecontei
TJM2: Ferocactus cylindraceus var. cylindraceus
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 27, 2015).

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