Calflora
Taxon  Report   5934 
Opuntia engelmannii  Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.  var. engelmannii 
Cactus apple,  Engelmann prickly pear
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
© 2010 James M. Andre
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Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
Parent Record Opuntia engelmannii
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Opuntia ×subarmata
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PLANTS: Opuntia occidentalis var. megacarpa
PLANTS: Opuntia microcarpa
PLANTS: Opuntia megacarpa
PLANTS: Opuntia lindheimeri var. tricolor
PLANTS: Opuntia discata
PLANTS: Opuntia dillei
PLANTS: Opuntia tricolor
ICPN + PLANTS: Opuntia phaeacantha var. discata
More information about  Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (OPENE)

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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: Sep 24, 2018).

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