Taxon  Report   5938 
Opuntia ficus-indica  (L.) Miller
mission cactus, tuna, tuna cactus
Opuntia ficus-indica, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Cactus ficus-indica
PLANTS: Opuntia compressa
PLANTS: Opuntia opuntia
PLANTS: Opuntia vulgaris
TJM2: Opuntia megacantha
 Information about  Opuntia ficus-indica  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (OPFI)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 20, 2014).

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