Taxon  Report   9170 
Opuntia engelmannii  Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.
Cactus apple
Opuntia engelmannii
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
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Opuntia engelmannii
© Potts 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Opuntia engelmannii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Opuntia engelmannii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Opuntia
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Opuntia engelmannii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Jun 22, 2018).

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