Taxon  Report   11892    
Opuntia robusta  H.L. Wendl. ex Pfeiff.
Nopal tapon
Opuntia robusta
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Opuntia robusta
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Opuntia robusta
© 2005 Joseph Dougherty/
Opuntia robusta, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is not native to California.

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Opuntia robusta
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Opuntia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

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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 21, 2019).