Taxon  Report   5951    
Opuntia wolfii  (L. D. Benson) M. A. Baker  
(no longer an active name; please see Cylindropuntia wolfii)
Wolf's cholla,  Wolf's opuntia
Opuntia wolfii, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Cylindropuntia wolfii
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
Genus: Opuntia

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

JEF + CNPS + PLANTS other name:
Cylindropuntia wolfii

NOTE: Opuntia wolfii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Opuntia wolfii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jul 12, 2020).