Calflora
Taxon  Report   5932    
Opuntia curvospina  Griffiths  
(no longer an active name; please see Opuntia xcurvispina)
Curved spine beavertail,  Searchlight pricklypear
Opuntia curvospina, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California, Arizona, Nevada.
also called Opuntia xcurvispina
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Chaparral, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
CNPS other name:
Opuntia xcurvispina

 
NOTE: Opuntia curvospina is no longer an active name.
More information about  Opuntia curvospina
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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: Jan 24, 2021).