Calflora
Taxon  Report   8967    
Opuntia californica  (Torr. & A. Gray) Coville  var. californica   
(no longer an active name; please see Cylindropuntia californica var. californica)
Snake cholla
Opuntia californica var. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb (stem succulent) that is native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia

Name Status:
CNPS + PLANTS other name:
Cylindropuntia californica var. californica

ICPN other name:
Cylindropuntia californica

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

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYCAC)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 12, 2020).