Taxon  Report   9170    
Opuntia engelmannii  Salm-Dyck ex Engelm.
Cactus apple
Opuntia engelmannii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Opuntia engelmannii
© Potts 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Opuntia engelmannii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Opuntia engelmannii
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
Genus: Opuntia
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Opuntia engelmannii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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website references from Google

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:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).