CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record cylindropuntia_munzii - Mon, Dec. 6, 2021, 21:25 ET b
Cylindropuntia munzii
common nameMunz's cholla
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life form stem succulent
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (13):
Mount Barrow (026B) 3311428, Blue Mountain (027A) 3311521, Mammoth Wash (027B) 3311522, East Of Acolita (027D) 3311511, Tortuga (028A) 3311523, Iris (028B) 3311524, Chuckwalla Spring (042B) 3311542, Pegleg Well (042C) 3311532, Little Mule Mountains (042D) 3311531, Augustine Pass (043A) 3311543, Iris Pass (043B) 3311544, Iris Wash (043C) 3311534, Lion Head Mountain (043D) 3311533
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Imperial (IMP), Riverside (RIV), Baja California (BA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Sonoran desert scrub (SDScr)(sandy or gravelly)
blooming period May  
elevation range150 - 600 meters
Known only from the Chocolate and Chuckawalla Mtns. Of hybrid origin, but stabilized; only reproducing vegetatively. Some occurrences threatened by military activities.
full nameCylindropuntia munzii (C.B. Wolf) Backeb.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDCAC0D0V0
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Mon, Dec. 6, 2021 from

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