Taxon  Report   5949 
Opuntia ramosissima  Engelm.
Pencil Cholla, branched pencil cholla, pencil cactus
Opuntia ramosissima, 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, to Arizona.
 

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Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
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Name Status:
Accepted by JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS: accepted name: Cylindropuntia ramosissima
 
 NOTE: Opuntia ramosissima is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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USDA PLANTS Profile (CYRA9)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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