Taxon  Report   7379 
Schinus terebinthifolius  Raddi
Brazilian pepper tree,  Brazilian peppertree
Schinus terebinthifolius
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
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Schinus terebinthifolius
© 2009 Barry Rice
Schinus terebinthifolius
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Schinus terebinthifolius, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Schinus terebinthifolius
© 1992 John Randall, Ph.D.
Genus: Schinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Schinus terebinthifolia
ICPN: Schinus terebinthifolius var. raddianus
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 25, 2018).

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