Taxon  Report   5947 
Opuntia prolifera  Engelm.  (not an active name; please see Cylindropuntia prolifera)
cholla,  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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 Plant Characteristics
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Community:
Coastal Sage Scrub
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Cylindropuntia prolifera
 
 NOTE: Opuntia prolifera is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
 Information about  Opuntia prolifera  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CYPR19)

Nursery availability on CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 29, 2015).

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