Taxon  Report   9987 
Grusonia pulchella  (Engelm.) H. Rob.
sagebrush cholla
Grusonia pulchella, 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.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub
Habitat: dunes [CNPS Inventory]
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Grusonia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Opuntia barkleyana
PLANTS: Opuntia brachyrhopalica
PLANTS: Opuntia gracilicylindrica
PLANTS: Opuntia pygmaea
PLANTS: Opuntia spectatissima
PLANTS: Opuntia tuberculosirhopalica
PLANTS: Opuntia wiegandii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia pulchella
 Information about  Grusonia pulchella  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (GRPU3)

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 20, 2014).

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