Taxon  Report   9584 
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa  (Engelm. & Bigelow) F.M. Knuth
Wiggins' cholla
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa, 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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Bloom Period
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Cylindropuntia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia echinocarpa
TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia wigginsii
 Information about  Cylindropuntia echinocarpa  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYEC3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 17, 2014).

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