Calflora
Taxon  Report   9586 
Opuntia polyacantha  Haw.  var. erinacea  (Engelm. & Bigelow ex Engelm.) Parfitt
Grizzlybear pricklypear
Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea
© 2006 James M. Andre
Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea, 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.

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Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
Parent Record Opuntia polyacantha
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Opuntia erinacea
TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia erinacea var. erinacea
TJM2: Opuntia erinacea var. utahensis
TJM2: Opuntia polyacantha var. rufispina
TJM2 + PLANTS: Opuntia ursina
More information about  Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (OPPOE)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2017).

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