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Distribution by County   5942    
Opuntia oricola  Philbrick
Chaparral pricklypear,   Prickly pear
Opuntia oricola is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.

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]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 04/16/2024).