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Criteria:   Family = 'Cactaceae'
66  records include photos for these plants # number of sources
Scientific Name Common Name Lifeform #
Bergerocactus emoryi Golden spined cereus Shrub (stem succulent) 2
Carnegiea gigantea Saguaro Shrub (stem succulent) 4
Coryphantha alversonii Foxtail cactus Perennial herb (stem succulent)  
Coryphantha chlorantha Desert pincushion Perennial herb  
Coryphantha vivipara Spinystar Shrub (stem succulent) 1
Coryphantha vivipara var. rosea Viviparous foxtail cactus Perennial herb (stem succulent)  
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa Buck horn cholla Perennial herb (stem succulent) 4
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. acanthocarpa Buckhorn cholla Perennial herb (stem succulent) 3
Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa var. major Buckhorn cholla Perennial herb (stem succulent)  
Cylindropuntia bigelovii Teddybear cholla Shrub (stem succulent) 2
Cylindropuntia californica California cholla Perennial herb (stem succulent) 5
Cylindropuntia californica var. californica California pricklypear Perennial herb (stem succulent) 1
Cylindropuntia californica var. parkeri Brownspined pricklypear Perennial herb (stem succulent) 1
Cylindropuntia chuckwallensis Chuckwalla cholla Perennial herb (stem succulent)  
Cylindropuntia echinocarpa Silver cholla Shrub (stem succulent) 2
Cylindropuntia fosbergii Pink teddy-bear cholla Perennial herb 1
Cylindropuntia ganderi Gander's buckhorn cholla Perennial herb (stem succulent)  
Cylindropuntia munzii Munz's cholla Perennial herb (stem succulent) 2
Cylindropuntia prolifera Coastal cholla Shrub (stem succulent) 7
Cylindropuntia ramosissima Branched pencil cholla Shrub (stem succulent)  
Cylindropuntia wolfii Wolf's opuntia Shrub (stem succulent)  
Echinocactus polycephalus Cottontop cactus Shrub (stem succulent)  
Echinocactus polycephalus var. polycephalus Cottontop Shrub (stem succulent)  
Echinocereus coccineus Scarlet hedgehog cactus Shrub (stem succulent) 1
Echinocereus engelmannii Calico cactus Shrub (stem succulent) 2
Echinocereus engelmannii var. acicularis Engelmann's hedgehog cactus Shrub (stem succulent)  
Echinocereus engelmannii var. armatus Engelmann's hedgehog cactus Shrub (stem succulent)  
Echinocereus engelmannii var. engelmannii Engelmann's hedgehog cactus Shrub (stem succulent) 2
Echinocereus engelmannii var. howei Howe's hedgehog cactus Shrub (stem succulent)  
Echinocereus mojavensis Mojave kingcup cactus Shrub (stem succulent) 3
Ferocactus cylindraceus California barrel cactus Shrub (stem succulent) 3
Ferocactus viridescens San diego barrel cactus Shrub (stem succulent) 5
Grusonia parishii Matted cholla Shrub (stem succulent)  
Grusonia pulchella Sagebrush cholla Shrub (stem succulent)  
Mammillaria dioica Fish hook cactus Shrub (stem succulent) 2
Mammillaria grahamii Graham's nipple cactus Shrub (stem succulent)  
Mammillaria grahamii var. grahamii Graham's fishhook cactus Shrub (stem succulent)  
Mammillaria tetrancistra Common fish hook cactus Shrub (stem succulent)  
Opuntia Xcharlestonensis Shrub  
Opuntia Xcurvispina Shrub (stem succulent)  
Opuntia Xoccidentalis Western prickly pear Shrub (stem succulent)  
Opuntia basilaris Beavertail Shrub (stem succulent) 10
Opuntia basilaris var. basilaris Beavertail cactus Shrub (stem succulent) 1
Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada Short joint beavertail Shrub (stem succulent) 1
Opuntia basilaris var. treleasei Bakersfield cactus Shrub (stem succulent) 1
Opuntia chlorotica Pancake prickly pear Shrub (stem succulent)  
Opuntia curvispina Curved-spine beavertail Shrub (stem succulent)  
Opuntia engelmannii Cactus apple Shrub 3
Opuntia engelmannii var. engelmannii Engelmann prickly pear Shrub 1
Opuntia ficus-indica Tuna Shrub (stem succulent) 4
Opuntia fragilis Brittle prickly pear Shrub (stem succulent) 4
Opuntia leucotricha Nopal duraznillo Shrub (stem succulent) 1
Opuntia littoralis Prickly pear Shrub (stem succulent) 13
Opuntia microdasys Angel's wings Shrub (stem succulent) 4
Opuntia oricola Chaparral pricklypear Shrub (stem succulent) 13
Opuntia phaeacantha Brown spined prickly pear Shrub (stem succulent) 1
Opuntia polyacantha Plains pricklypear Shrub (stem succulent) 3
Opuntia polyacantha var. erinacea Grizzlybear pricklypear Shrub (stem succulent) 2
Opuntia polyacantha var. hystricina Grizzlybear pricklypear Shrub (stem succulent)  
Opuntia robusta Nopal tapon Shrub (stem succulent) 1
Opuntia tomentosa Woollyjoint pricklypear Shrub (stem succulent)  
Opuntia vaseyi Vasey's prickly pear Shrub 1
Opuntia wigginsii Wiggins's cholla Shrub (stem succulent) 2
Opuntia xcurvispina Curved-spine beavertail Perennial herb  
Sclerocactus johnsonii Johnson's devil claw Shrub (stem succulent)  
Sclerocactus polyancistrus Mojave fish hook cactus Shrub (stem succulent)  
 
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