Calflora
Taxon  Report   3572 
Ferocactus cylindraceus  (Engelm.) Orcutt
Barrel cactus,  California barrel cactus
Ferocactus cylindraceus
© 2017 Thomas Egan
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ferocactus cylindraceus
© 2016 Anna Wolfe
Ferocactus cylindraceus
© 2005 James M. Andre
Ferocactus cylindraceus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ferocactus cylindraceus
© 2017 Thomas Egan
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Ferocactus
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Echinocactus cylindraceus
ICPN: Ferocactus acanthodes
ICPN: Ferocactus cylindraceus var. lecontei
ICPN: Ferocactus cylindraceus var. cylindraceus
More information about  Ferocactus cylindraceus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (FECY)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 18, 2018).

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