Calflora
Taxon  Report   5940 
Opuntia littoralis  (Engelm.) Cockerell
Coast prickly pear,  Coastal pricklypear, Western prickly pear
Opuntia littoralis
© 2002 Lynn Watson
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Opuntia littoralis
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Opuntia littoralis
© 2010 Michael O'Brien
Opuntia littoralis, 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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Opuntia littoralis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
Community:
Coastal Sage Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Opuntia occidentalis
TJM2: Opuntia semispinosa
More information about  Opuntia littoralis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (OPLI3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 23, 2017).

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