Taxon  Report   9582 
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa  (Engelm. & Bigelow) F.M. Knuth  var. coloradensis  (L.D. Benson) Pinkava  (not an active name; please see Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpa)
Colorado buckhorn cholla
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis
© 2013 Jean Pawek
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Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis, 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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Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
JEFR accepted name: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpa
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis
NOTE: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYACC2)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 03, 2016).

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