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Scientific Name Common NameStatus Lifeform

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
© 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
© 2010 James M. Andre
Opuntia engelmannii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie

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 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

Opuntia leucotricha

Nopal duraznillo not native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia leucotricha
© © 2014 Wynn Anderson

Opuntia littoralis

Western prickly pear, coastal pricklypear, coast prickly pear, prickly pear native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia littoralis
© 2003 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Opuntia littoralis
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Opuntia littoralis
© 2005 BonTerra Consulting

Opuntia microdasys

angel's wings not native Shrub (stem succulent)
no photo

Opuntia oricola

Prickly pear, chaparral pricklypear native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia oricola
© 2003 Keir Morse
Opuntia oricola
© 2011 Neal Kramer

Opuntia phaeacantha

tulip pricklypear, brown spined prickly pear, Mojave Prickly Pear native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia phaeacantha
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
Opuntia phaeacantha
© 2005 James M. Andre

Opuntia polyacantha

plains pricklypear native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia polyacantha
© 2003 Michael Charters
Opuntia polyacantha
© 2003 Michael Charters

Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea

grizzlybear pricklypear native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea
© 2003 Michael Charters
Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea
© 2003 Michael Charters

Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina

grizzlybear pricklypear native Shrub (stem succulent)
no photo

Opuntia robusta

Nopal tapon not native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia robusta
© 2005 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
Opuntia robusta
© 2005 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Opuntia tomentosa

woollyjoint pricklypear not native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia tomentosa
© © 2014 Wynn Anderson

Opuntia wigginsii
TJM2:  Cylindropuntia echinocarpa

Wiggins' cholla, Wiggins's cholla native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia wigginsii
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Opuntia wigginsii
© 2010 Malia Volke

Opuntia ×curvispina

  native
RARE SPECIES
Shrub (stem succulent)
no photo

Opuntia ×occidentalis

western prickly pear native Shrub (stem succulent)
Opuntia Xoccidentalis
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Opuntia Xoccidentalis
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese

Opuntia ×vaseyi

Vasey's prickly pear native Shrub
Opuntia Xvaseyi
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Opuntia Xvaseyi
© 2010 Zoya Akulova

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    Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 30, 2014).

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