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Searching for: family: CACTACEAE
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Scientific Name Common NameStatus Lifeform

Bergerocactus emoryi

Cunyado, golden spined cereus native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Bergerocactus emoryi
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Bergerocactus emoryi
© 2009 Anna Bennett
Bergerocactus emoryi
© 2011 Neal Kramer

Carnegiea gigantea

Saguaro, giant cactus, saguaro native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Carnegiea gigantea
© 2003 Charles E. Jones
Carnegiea gigantea
© Marguerite Gregory 2007 California Academy of Sciences

Coryphantha alversonii

foxtail cactus native
RARE SPECIES
Perennial herb (stem succulent)
Coryphantha alversonii
© 2012 Keir Morse
Coryphantha alversonii
© 2012 Keir Morse

Coryphantha chlorantha

desert pincushion native
RARE SPECIES
Perennial herb
Coryphantha chlorantha
© 2009 Ann Howald
Coryphantha chlorantha
© 2010 Amber Swanson

Coryphantha vivipara

Spinystar native Shrub (stem succulent)
Coryphantha vivipara
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Coryphantha vivipara
© 2010 Lee Dittmann

Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
formerly  Escobaria vivipara var. rosea

viviparous foxtail cactus native
RARE SPECIES
Perennial herb (stem succulent)
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
© 2009 James M. Andre
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea
© 2009 James M. Andre

Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa

buck horn cholla native Perennial herb (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa
© 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh.
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa
© 2006 Trent M. Draper

Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpa
formerly  Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa

Buckhorn cholla native Perennial herb (stem succulent)
no photo

Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. major

buckhorn cholla native Perennial herb (stem succulent)
no photo

Cylindropuntia bigelovii
formerly  Opuntia bigelovii

teddybear cholla native Shrub (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia bigelovii
© 2005 Matthew MacManes
Cylindropuntia bigelovii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Cylindropuntia bigelovii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie

Cylindropuntia californica

California cholla native Perennial herb (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia californica
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Cylindropuntia californica
© 2010 Anna Bennett

Cylindropuntia californica var. californica

Snake cholla, California pricklypear native
RARE SPECIES
Perennial herb (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia californica var. californica
© 2009 Andrew Borcher
Cylindropuntia californica var. californica
© 2010 Anna Bennett

Cylindropuntia californica var. parkeri

brownspined pricklypear, Cane cholla native Perennial herb (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia californica var. parkeri
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Cylindropuntia californica var. parkeri
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe

Cylindropuntia chuckwallensis

Chuckwalla cholla native Perennial herb (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia chuckwallensis
© © 2013 Keir Morse

Cylindropuntia echinocarpa

Wiggins' cholla native Shrub (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa
© 2010 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa
© 2004 James M. Andre

Cylindropuntia fosbergii

Pink teddy-bear cholla native
RARE SPECIES
Perennial herb
Cylindropuntia fosbergii
© © 2014 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

Cylindropuntia ganderi

Gander's buckhorn cholla native Perennial herb (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia ganderi
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Cylindropuntia ganderi
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff

Cylindropuntia munzii

Munz's cholla native
RARE SPECIES
Perennial herb (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia munzii
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Cylindropuntia munzii
© 2011 Neal Kramer

Cylindropuntia prolifera
formerly  Opuntia prolifera

coastal cholla native Shrub (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia prolifera
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Cylindropuntia prolifera
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Cylindropuntia prolifera
© 2013 Keir Morse

Cylindropuntia ramosissima
formerly  Opuntia ramosissima

branched pencil cholla native Shrub (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia ramosissima
© 2005 James M. Andre
Cylindropuntia ramosissima
© 2005 James M. Andre
Cylindropuntia ramosissima
© 2005 James M. Andre

Cylindropuntia wolfii
formerly  Opuntia wolfii

Wolf's opuntia native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Cylindropuntia wolfii
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Cylindropuntia wolfii
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Cylindropuntia wolfii
© 2013 Keir Morse

Echinocactus polycephalus

cottontop cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Echinocactus polycephalus
© 2010 Jarrett DeCorte
Echinocactus polycephalus
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Echinocactus polycephalus
© 2004 Heath McAllister

Echinocactus polycephalus var. polycephalus

Niggerheads (seldom used historical name, derogatory), cottontop cactus, barrel cactus, Cottontop native Shrub (stem succulent)
Echinocactus polycephalus var. polycephalus
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Echinocactus polycephalus var. polycephalus
© 2012 Steve Matson
Echinocactus polycephalus var. polycephalus
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Echinocereus coccineus

scarlet hedgehog cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Echinocereus coccineus
© 2011 Robert Sivinski
Echinocereus coccineus
© 2004 Robert Sivinski

Echinocereus coccineus var. coccineus

scarlet hedgehog cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
no photo

Echinocereus engelmannii

Engelmann's hedgehog cactus, Calico Cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Echinocereus engelmannii
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
Echinocereus engelmannii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Echinocereus engelmannii
© 2006 Heath McAllister

Echinocereus engelmannii var. acicularis

Engelmann's hedgehog cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Echinocereus engelmannii var. acicularis
© © 2015 Barry Rice

Echinocereus engelmannii var. armatus

Engelmann's hedgehog cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
no photo

Echinocereus engelmannii var. chrysocentrus

Engelmann's hedgehog cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
no photo

Echinocereus engelmannii var. engelmannii

Engelmann's hedgehog cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
no photo

Echinocereus engelmannii var. howei

Howe's hedgehog cactus native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Echinocereus engelmannii var. howei
© 1989 Wolfgang Blum

Echinocereus mojavensis

Mojave kingcup cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Echinocereus mojavensis
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Echinocereus mojavensis
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Echinocereus mojavensis
© 2006 Steve Matson

Ferocactus cylindraceus

Barrel cactus, California barrel cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Ferocactus cylindraceus
© Gregory 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Ferocactus cylindraceus
© 2003 Michael Charters
Ferocactus cylindraceus
© 2003 Michael Charters

Ferocactus viridescens

San Diego barrelcactus, San Diego barrel cactus native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Ferocactus viridescens
© 2005 Deborah Leonard
Ferocactus viridescens
© 2013 Keir Morse
Ferocactus viridescens
© 2003 Charles E. Jones

Grusonia parishii

matted cholla native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Grusonia parishii
© 2012 James M. Andre
Grusonia parishii
© 2004 James M. Andre

Grusonia pulchella
formerly  Opuntia pulchella

sagebrush cholla native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Grusonia pulchella
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Grusonia pulchella
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Grusonia pulchella
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Mammillaria dioica

strawberry cactus, fish hook cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Mammillaria dioica
© 2005 Charles E. Jones
Mammillaria dioica
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Mammillaria dioica
© 2005 Dee E. Warenycia

Mammillaria grahamii

Graham's nipple cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Mammillaria grahamii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Mammillaria grahamii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie

Mammillaria grahamii var. grahamii

Graham's fishhook cactus native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Mammillaria grahamii var. grahamii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Mammillaria grahamii var. grahamii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Mammillaria grahamii var. grahamii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie

Mammillaria tetrancistra

Fishhook cactus, common fishhook cactus, common fish hook cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Mammillaria tetrancistra
© 2005 Trent M. Draper
Mammillaria tetrancistra
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
Mammillaria tetrancistra
© 2008 Steve Matson

Opuntia basilaris

beavertail pricklypear, beavertail cactus, Beavertail native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia basilaris
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
Opuntia basilaris
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Opuntia basilaris
© 2008 Ram Vasudev

Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris

beavertail pricklypear, beavertail cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes

Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada

beavertail pricklypear, short joint beavertail native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada
© 2006 John Isaac Holson

Opuntia basilaris var. treleasei

Trelease's beavertail pricklypear, Bakersfield cactus native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia basilaris var. treleasei
© 2006 lara hartley
Opuntia basilaris var. treleasei
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Opuntia basilaris var. treleasei
© 2010 Neal Kramer

Opuntia chlorotica

dollarjoint pricklypear, pancake prickly pear, Pancake Cactus native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia chlorotica
© 2004 James M. Andre
Opuntia chlorotica
© 2003 Charles E. Jones
Opuntia chlorotica
© 2010 Lee Dittmann

Opuntia curvispina

Curved-spine beavertail native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
no photo

Opuntia engelmannii

cactus apple native Shrub
Opuntia engelmannii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Opuntia engelmannii
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
Opuntia engelmannii
© Potts 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii

cactus apple, Engelmann prickly pear native Shrub
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii
© 2010 James M. Andre

Opuntia ficus-indica

tuna cactus, tuna, mission cactus not native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia ficus-indica
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Opuntia ficus-indica
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Opuntia fragilis

Pigmy tuna, brittle pricklypear, brittle prickly pear native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia fragilis
© 2008 John Dittes
Opuntia fragilis
© 2005 Stephen Dowlan

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