Taxon  Report   5934 
Opuntia engelmannii  Engelm.  var. engelmannii 
Cactus apple,  Engelmann prickly pear
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
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Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Genus: Opuntia
Parent Record Opuntia engelmannii
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Opuntia ×subarmata
PLANTS: Opuntia tardospina
PLANTS: Opuntia occidentalis var. megacarpa
PLANTS: Opuntia microcarpa
PLANTS: Opuntia megacarpa
PLANTS: Opuntia lindheimeri var. tricolor
PLANTS: Opuntia discata
PLANTS: Opuntia dillei
PLANTS: Opuntia tricolor
TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia phaeacantha var. discata
More information about  Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2018).

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