Taxon  Report   10896 
Frangula californica  (Eschsch.) A. Gray  ssp. californica 
California coffeeberry
Frangula californica ssp. californica
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Frangula californica ssp. californica
© 2003 Lynn Watson
Frangula californica ssp. californica
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Frangula californica ssp. californica, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Frangula californica ssp. californica
© 2008 John J. Kehoe
Family: RHAMNACEAE  
Genus: Frangula
Parent Record Frangula californica
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Rhamnus californica
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus californica ssp. californica
More information about  Frangula californica ssp. californica
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This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRCAC5)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2016).

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