Taxon  Report   5947 
Opuntia prolifera  Engelm.  (not an active name; please see Cylindropuntia prolifera)
Coastal cholla
Opuntia prolifera, 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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Genus: Opuntia
Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Cylindropuntia prolifera
NOTE: Opuntia prolifera is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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