Taxon  Report   10650 
Opuntia polyacantha  Haw.  var. hystricina  (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) B. D. Parfitt
Grizzlybear pricklypear
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Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California.

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Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina
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Genus: Opuntia
Parent Record Opuntia polyacantha
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PLANTS: Opuntia hystricina
ICPN + PLANTS: Opuntia erinacea var. hystricina
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2018).

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