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Distribution by County   9987    
Grusonia pulchella  (Engelm.) H. Rob.
Sagebrush cholla
Grusonia pulchella is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
also called Opuntia pulchella
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).
Record Count by County

Inyo: 10 Mono: 7

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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 12/04/2023).