Calflora
Taxon  Report   9582    
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa  (Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow) F. M. Knuth  var. coloradensis  (L. D. Benson) Pinkava  
(no longer an active name)
Colorado buckhorn cholla
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpa

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Opuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis
NOTE: Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. coloradensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYACC2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2019).