Taxon  Report   12096 
Triadica sebifera  (L.) Small
Chinese tallowtree
Triadica sebifera
© 2009 Barry Rice
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Triadica sebifera
© 2009 Barry Rice
Triadica sebifera, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate - ALERT (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Plant Characteristics
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Triadica sebifera
© 2005 Dwain Goforth
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Triadica
Community:
escaped cultivar
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Croton sebiferum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Sapium sebiferum
More information about  Triadica sebifera
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
website references from Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (TRSE6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)


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 04, 2016).

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