Taxon  Report   9583 
Cylindropuntia bigelovii  (Engelm.) F.M. Knuth
Teddybear cholla

Cylindropuntia bigelovii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Cylindropuntia bigelovii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Cylindropuntia bigelovii, 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 bigelovii
© 2005 Matthew MacManes
Genus: Cylindropuntia
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia bigelovii
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Location Suitability

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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