Taxon  Report   9588 
Cylindropuntia prolifera  (Engelm.) F.M. Knuth
Coastal cholla
Cylindropuntia prolifera
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Cylindropuntia prolifera
© 2011 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Cylindropuntia prolifera
© 2013 Keir Morse
Cylindropuntia prolifera, 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 prolifera
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Cylindropuntia
Coastal Sage Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia prolifera
More information about  Cylindropuntia prolifera
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


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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: Feb 22, 2018).

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