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Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) F.M. Knuth var. thornberi (Thornb. & Bonker) Pinkava Thornber’s buckhorn cholla

Symbol: CYACT
Group: Dicot
Family: Cactaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status:
  
Synonyms:
  OPACT Opuntia acanthocarpa Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow var. thornberi (Thornb. & Bonker) L.D. Benson   Thornber’s buckhorn cholla
  OPTH2 Opuntia thornberi Thornb. & Bonker  
Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:
AZ
Classification:
     
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass   Caryophyllidae
Order   Caryophyllales
Family   Cactaceae – Cactus family
Genus   Cylindropuntia (Engelm.) Kreuzinger
Species   Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) F.M. Knuth – buck-horn cholla
Variety   Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) F.M. Knuth var. thornberi (Thornb. & Bonker) Pinkava – Thornber’s buckhorn cholla

Source: USDA



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