Taxon  Report   9587 
Grusonia parishii  (Orcutt) Pinkava
Matted cholla
Grusonia parishii
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
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Grusonia parishii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Grusonia parishii
© 2012 Duncan S. Bell
Grusonia parishii, 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 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Grusonia parishii
© 2012 James M. Andre
Genus: Grusonia
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Opuntia emoryi
PLANTS: Opuntia stanlyi var. parishii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia parishii
TJM2: Opuntia stanlyi
More information about  Grusonia parishii
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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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