Taxon  Report   5944    
Opuntia parryi  Engelm.  
(no longer an active name)
Cane cholla
Opuntia parryi
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Opuntia parryi, 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, Baja California.

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Opuntia parryi
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Genus: Opuntia
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Cylindropuntia californica var. parkeri

ICPN accepted name:
Cylindropuntia californica

NOTE: Opuntia parryi is no longer an active name.
More information about  Opuntia parryi
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).