Calflora
Taxon  Report   5943    
Opuntia parishii  Orcutt

(not an active name)

Dead cactus,   Devil cactus,   Mat cholla,   Matted cholla
Opuntia parishii, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Family: Cactaceae  
Genus: Opuntia

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
More information about  Opuntia parishii

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/01/2021).