Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Checklist » Cactaceae
Cactaceae   (Cactus Family)


Family Synonyms: (none)

Literature: (none)

Family treatment authored by Peter F. Zika; last updated 10/21/2003 by Peter F. Zika
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Opuntia ×columbiana Griffiths   [FNA4] 3 Columbia prickly pear
Opuntia fragilis (Nutt.) Haw.   [FNA4, H&C, JPM] 2 brittle or little prickly-pear
Pediocactus nigrispinus (Hochstätter) Hochstätter    [FNA4] 5 snowball cactus

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