Taxon  Report   10900 
Frangula californica  (Eschsch.) A. Gray  ssp. tomentella  (Benth.) Kartesz & Gandhi
Hoary coffeeberry
Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
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Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
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Frangula californica ssp. tomentella, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Frangula californica ssp. tomentella
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Genus: Frangula
Parent Record Frangula californica
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.5 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Rhamnus tomentella
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus californica ssp. tomentella
TJM2: Rhamnus californica var. tomentella
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rhamnus tomentella ssp. tomentella
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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:   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2016).

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