Taxon  Report   10162    
Opuntia microdasys  (Lehm.) Pfeiff.
Angel's wings
Opuntia microdasys
© 2017 Wynn Anderson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Opuntia microdasys
© 2017 Wynn Anderson
Opuntia microdasys
© 2017 Wynn Anderson
Opuntia microdasys, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is not native to California.

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Opuntia microdasys
© 2017 Wynn Anderson
Genus: Opuntia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Opuntia microdasys
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).