Calflora
Taxon  Report   9848    
Cylindropuntia wolfii  (L. D. Benson) M. A. Baker
Wolf's opuntia
Cylindropuntia wolfii, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Opuntia wolfii
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
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Observation Search
(74 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Cylindropuntia

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Opuntia wolfii
PLANTS: Opuntia echinocarpa var. wolfii
More information about  Cylindropuntia wolfii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYWO)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   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).