Calflora
Taxon  Report   5935    
Opuntia erinacea  Engelm. & J. M. Bigelow  
(no longer an active name)
Grizzlybear pricklypear,  Mojave prickly pear, Old man cactus, Old man prickly pear
Opuntia erinacea, 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.
Family: CACTACEAE  
Genus: Opuntia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea

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

USDA PLANTS Profile (OPPOE)


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: Aug 19, 2019).