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Cylindropuntia whipplei
whipple cholla Cactus Family
Cylindropuntia whipplei Cactaceae
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common name
  whipple cholla
accepted scientific name
  Cylindropuntia whipplei (Engelm. & J.M. Bigelow) F.M. Knuth
rules for finding collection records
  Cylindropuntia whipplei (345)
  Opuntia whipplei (239)
family name
  Cactaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Bryant Olsen
Image License: CC BY-NC
Image Source
Category: Cactus
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Plant Observed 2nd week of January thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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