Calflora
Taxon  Report   5933    
Opuntia echinocarpa  Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow  
(no longer an active name)
Golden cholla,  Silver cholla, Silver or golden cholla, Staghorn cholla
Opuntia echinocarpa, 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.
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + PLANTS other name:
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa

 
NOTE: Opuntia echinocarpa is no longer an active name.
More information about  Opuntia echinocarpa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYEC3)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 22, 2019).