Taxon  Report   5945    
Opuntia parryi  Engelm.  var. serpentina  (Engelm.) L. Benson  
(no longer an active name)
Prostrate valley cholla,  Snake cholla
Opuntia parryi var. serpentina, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and Baja California.
Genus: Opuntia
Parent: Opuntia parryi
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
JEF + PLANTS other name:
Cylindropuntia californica var. californica

NOTE: Opuntia parryi var. serpentina is no longer an active name.
More information about  Opuntia parryi var. serpentina
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 25, 2020).