Taxon  Report   3572    
Ferocactus cylindraceus  (Engelm.) Orcutt
Barrel cactus,  California barrel cactus
Ferocactus cylindraceus, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Ferocactus
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Echinocactus cylindraceus
JEF: Ferocactus acanthodes
JEF: Ferocactus cylindraceus var. cylindraceus
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More information about  Ferocactus cylindraceus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Dec 12, 2019).