Taxon  Report   9845 
Cylindropuntia californica  (Torr. & A. Gray) F.M. Knuth
California cholla
Cylindropuntia californica
© 2006 Vince Scheidt
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Cylindropuntia californica
© 2006 Vince Scheidt
Cylindropuntia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb (stem succulent) that is native to California.

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Cylindropuntia californica
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Opuntia parryi
ICPN: Opuntia californica var. californica
More information about  Cylindropuntia californica
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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