Calflora
Taxon  Report   5924 
Opuntia ×vaseyi  (J. M. Coult.) Britton & Rose
Vasey's prickly pear
Opuntia Xvaseyi
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Opuntia Xvaseyi
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Opuntia Xvaseyi
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Opuntia ×vaseyi, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.
also called Opuntia vaseyi

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Opuntia Xvaseyi
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Opuntia vaseyi
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Opuntia covillei
PLANTS: Opuntia occidentalis var. vaseyi
ICPN: Opuntia littoralis var. austrocalifornica
ICPN + PLANTS: Opuntia littoralis var. vaseyi
ICPN + PLANTS: Opuntia occidentalis var. covillei
More information about  Opuntia ×vaseyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (OPVA4)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 16, 2018).

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