Calflora
Taxon  Report   9845    
Cylindropuntia californica  (Torr. & A. Gray) F. M. Knuth
California cholla
Cylindropuntia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb (stem succulent) that is native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: Cactaceae  
Genus: Cylindropuntia
Subspecies and Varieties:

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPNOpuntia californica var. californica
More information about  Cylindropuntia californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (CYCA25)

BONAP Distribution Map


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 08/09/2022).