Taxon  Report   9589 
Cylindropuntia ramosissima  (Engelm.) F.M. Knuth
Branched pencil cholla
Cylindropuntia ramosissima
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Cylindropuntia ramosissima
© 2005 James M. Andre
Cylindropuntia ramosissima, 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, Arizona.

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Cylindropuntia ramosissima
© 2005 James M. Andre
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Cylindropuntia
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia ramosissima
More information about  Cylindropuntia ramosissima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (CYRA9)

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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: Jun 24, 2016).

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