Taxon  Report   5927 
Opuntia basilaris  Engelm. & J. Bigelow  var. basilaris 
beavertail cactus, beavertail pricklypear
Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.
 

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Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
Parent Record Opuntia basilaris.
Add an Observation of Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Opuntia basilaris var. heilii
PLANTS: Opuntia basilaris var. whitneyana
PLANTS: Opuntia brachyclada ssp. humistrata
PLANTS: Opuntia whitneyana var. albiflora
TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia basilaris var. ramosa
TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia whitneyana
 Information about  Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (OPBAB2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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 23, 2014).

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